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From: Greg Colvin (gcolvin_at_[hidden])
Date: 1999-12-12 19:18:43

From: Bill Klein <bill_at_[hidden]>
> Greg Colvin wrote:
> >I believe that the Java team started out trying to use
> >the native controls, and found that they could not get
> >consistent cross-platform that way, so they switched
> >to low level drawing.
> That's all fine and dandy but it's also one of the
> reasons why Java programs look so silly running in
> Windows and why you won't find very many companies
> writing programs in Java for a large audience (well,
> one of the reasons...).

My point is just that the choice is not so easy, and you
can spend a lot of time and money to get something that
either looks silly or isn't portable.

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