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Re: Lucent Technologies & Sun Microsystems

forsyth@plan9.cs.york.ac.uk notes ...

>what Java certainly does provide is a profusion of APIs, suggesting
>a remarkable inability to search for abstractions.

The business model of Java is to license APIs thus from JavaSoft's point of
view this is a feature not a bug.  This is an interesting confluence of
business and technology but nothing new.  Technologists have been selling
(gratuitous) complexity and bafflegab for centuries.