Re: Mono and GNOME. The long reply.
- From: Rodrigo Moya <rodrigo gnome-db org>
- To: "Sergey V. Udaltsov" <sergey oudaltsov clients ie>
- Cc: Miguel de Icaza <miguel ximian com>, gnome-hackers gnome org, gnome-devel-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: Mono and GNOME. The long reply.
- Date: 06 Feb 2002 15:52:56 +0100
On Wed, 2002-02-06 at 11:17, Sergey V. Udaltsov wrote:
> > The CIL has one feature not found in Java though: it is
> > byte code representation that is powerful enough to be used as a
> > target for many languages: from C++, C, Fortran and Eiffel to Lisp
> > Basic in the mix.
> I do not know about _all_ these languages. But there is a lot of
> implementations of different languages based on JVM:
> How can you claim Java bytecode is not "powerful enough"?
> It is just not true.
> Not that I promote Java here, just don't want people to be misinformed.
> Also, in the statement there are few if any comments regarding
> SOAP/GNOME perspective. Will SOAP eventually replace CORBA/IIOP?
how could that happen? They server a different purpose, although with
some similarities. SOAP is just a RPC mechanism based on XML+HTTP,
whereas CORBA is a full distributed object system.
There are cases where one or the other can be used with no difference,
but they're not the same, so I doubt there will ever be a full
replacement or one or the other. When it'll make sense to use SOAP,
we'll use SOAP; when it makes sense to use CORBA, we'll use CORBA, and
Rodrigo Moya <rodrigo gnome-db org> - <rodrigo ximian com>
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