Bill Joy of Sun Spreads Little Joy

Thursday May 6th, 1999

Wishiknew writes, "In a 1 1/2 hour lecture to a University of Washington's computer science class, Chief Scientist Bill Joy of Sun Microsystems Inc. criticized Netscape Communications 'Mozilla' effort for it's inability to 'take off', despite being an open source project."

And he managed to plug Jini and Java quite a bit as well, I see. I wish there was a transcript or audio file of the event.

#14 HotJava

by broken

Friday May 7th, 1999 4:33 AM

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Speaking of HotJava, I recently had the chance to check out the documentation for their latest version (3.0), and just now its features are comparable to Netscape 3.0. NN 3.0 came out in 1997?

Keep up the good job, Sun :)