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

Daniel Carrera daniel.carrera at
Sun Mar 26 08:26:05 UTC 2006

Matthew R. Dempsky wrote:
> I coded mostly in C and a little C++, so I wouldn't know.  However, I 
> would presume that if they were compatible, there would not have been a 
> need for so many or for specifying which version you used when 
> submitting your code.

So, you saw several compilers at a programming competition and then 
*assume* that they must not be compatible. You don't make a strong case. 
One of Java's selling points is compatibility.

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