Wednesday, December 19, 2007 at 8:56PM
A couple of quotes about Java. Tim Bray on the complexity of Java generics:
Java worked so well because it hit the 80/20 point; for my money one of the loudest, cleanest 80/20 technology victories ever. Subsequent attempts to fill in the 20% were, well, mostly harmless. Until generics, which are a disaster; they have made Java harder to learn and to understand, and you can't avoid them.
Steve Yegge on Java's tendency to produce code bloat: