Re: Incomplete Cocoa support in Java
Pascal Costanza <pc@...
2005-07-28 14:27:23 GMT
On 26 Jul 2005, at 19:43, Espen Vestre wrote:
> On 13. jul. 2005, at 18.08, Terje Norderhaug wrote:
>> Potentially relevant for LISP´s positioning vs Java on the Mac:
>> "Features added to Cocoa in Mac OS X versions later than 10.4 will
>> not be added to the Cocoa-Java programming interface. Therefore,
>> you should develop Cocoa applications using Objective-C to take
>> advantage of existing and upcoming Cocoa features."
> Wow. Thanks for the link. At some point some observers even thought
> that Apple would scrap Obj-C for Java - and now this!
This is good news. Obviously, they have finally realized that Java is
too restricted to get anything serious done. Some friends of mine are
Objective-C developers and explained to me features of Objective-C
that are impossible to achieve in Java, so I am not surprised...
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