[Mono-list] Java, Mono, or C++.. by HP
Wed, 17 Mar 2004 23:06:22 -0800 (PST)
--- Preston Crawford <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> So personally, as someone who develops,
> multi-tasks and enjoys
> the fact that my machine NEVER slows down, I don't
> want to start having
> my desktop being run through a VM. Sorry. I already
> run enough stuff at
> different times (Mono, Tomcat, Junit, Ant, etc.)
> through a VM. I don't
> want my Window Manager running off a VM.
I think you are missing an important point.
Over the same period of time a managed app will become
more featureful and robust than an app written in a
Think of it like this: managed apps are like
homosapiens and non-managed apps are like really
Right now we should be trying to infuse gene's into
GNOME that will ensure its survival in the coming
Managed(tm) world. We need to grow a thumb, or maybe a
cerabellum, not just faster legs.
What we need is an evolutionary leap and that is going
to cost us something.
We cant afford to be short sited by worrying about a
possible speed hit, this is about survival.
There is a reason why the speed of hardware doubles
every 18 months, and its not just greed.
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