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Blog Archive for opinali during May 2005

I’ve been a close observer of the evolution of the Java platform, and one of the aspects that attracted me since the beginning was its openness. Back in 1996, the JDK 1.0 bundled source code for all public API classes (378Kb!). It was also multiplatform in respect to OS & hardware platforms, and soon a strong multi-vendor platform. As a binary standard, it succeeded where paper-only or...