Very Worried at MS .net

MJ Ray markj at
Fri Jul 20 13:13:20 UTC 2001

Werner Koch <wk at> writes:

> > 4. SOAP (one of the technologies associated with ".net" is just
> > XML in a HTTP GET which is trivial and hardly worth being called a
> > technology).
> :-)  It is just a way to trick out firewalls; we will have a lot of
> fun in the next years due to that "technology"

Yow!  I hadn't "joined the dots" on this one and reached that obvious
conclusion.  Is there an escape hatch to avoid this scenario, or are
we now doomed?

> Anyway, there are much nicer languages available than Java, C++ or
> C#: ADA and TOM are just two examples of procedural languages.  

Procedural is dead.  (Well, as Java is dead, you know...)

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