Java compatibility? (was Re: Not a bash, just the facts)

Daniel Carrera daniel.carrera at
Sun Mar 26 08:20:37 UTC 2006

Alan McKinnon wrote:
>>Where they compatible? Could a program written for one version run
>>on a later version? Were versions from different vendors
> Java is backwards-compatible. Like all languages it's not always 
> forwards-compatible (the only way to guarantee that is to never 
> extend the language)

So there we go. Java has met its compatibility goal and after the 
Microsoft experience, their concern over GPLing Java is not totally 

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