MicroSoft purges Java
Fri, 19 Sep 1997 21:21:07 +1000 (EST)
And replaces it with ActiveX.
"Performance has been an issue on the site, and
Java was slowing things down," Sinclair added.
"HTML and scripting can do the same thing in
a lot of cases."
In addition, Sinclair said that Java applets do
not appear the same on all platforms and
systems and therefore present a variable,
something he'd rather not have. The site will
continue to use ActiveX controls, Microsoft's
Windows-only technology for delivering small
applications and interface components to a
Funny about that.
Java seems to look the same on every system I have used,
but my computer can't run ActiveX because it's not a windows box.
Rachel Polanskis Kingswood, Greater Western Sydney, Australia
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