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Inclusion of 16bit c/c++ like functions in java

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Joined: 2006-08-30

I am not urging anything. I just want to know what reason people give for not having some functions in java like ones we find in c or c++. Like simple clrscr(), getch() or Graphics functions to draw in console window. Well, I know these are old and Swing and AWT are there for GUI. But, still for the school students that are learning java, after learning c/c++ would find it useful if there some c/c++ like functions. Java developers had made printf method in, inspired by c. It is good since it is a function to which we can pass a variable number of and unknown type of parameters. So why not some more methods like this? Neither do I mean scanf or cin: something which has a direct substitute, nor to make java entirely like c/c++ so that no one needs to learn much in java initially after learning c/c++. A simple thing which a new java user expects is a