Re: Hidden features of java

Tom Anderson wrote:
Since Sun (which is not all-caps, despite being an acronym) is behind the standard as well as the main implementation, i don't think those are good names. You could call them 'Java' and 'the Sun JDK', if you like.

And the first-person singular pronoun "I" in English is all caps. Man who lives in glass house shouldn't throw stones.


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