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Re: Identical rendering? [was Re: SVG 1.2 General feedback]

From: Vincent Hardy <vincent.hardy@sun.com>
Date: Fri, 22 Nov 2002 16:17:37 +0100
Message-ID: <3DDE4A91.2050908@sun.com>
To: Vadim Plessky <plessky@cnt.ru>
CC: www-svg@w3.org

Hello Vadim,

Vadim Plessky wrote:
> [...]
> |  > Java will die in 6-12 months, unless Sun finally change its mind and
> |  > make Java Open-Source.**  So, it's not good idea IMO to use product
> |  > based on close-to-death technology.
> |  >
> |  > ** C# will eat Java's lunch, as Sun is a way behind Microsoft with
> |  > marketing experience, and Java has no advanatges over C#.
> |
> |  People on this list usually have constructive discussions. Derogatory
> |  statements do not help making progress and heated comments on Java are
> |  not helping the SVG 1.2 specification.
> I believe our discussion *is* constructive.
> I expressed my opinion that SVG can be used as an replacement for PS/PDF.
> And several people agreed with me.
> Note that it was not _me_ who mentioned Batik, it was another person.
> And I expressed my opinion on Batik (see above). What's wrong with that?
> So far, I haven't seen any "heated comments" on Java.
> I hope you do not take comments on Java _personally_, just because you 
> employed by Sun?..

Of course not. But because I am employed by Sun does not mean I can't 
express my opinion either. I consider your comments heated and 
derogator, you don't. That's fine, that is freedom of expression, I 
think we'll agree on that!

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