[clug] ANU Lecture Recordings

Pilcher, Fred Fred.Pilcher at act.gov.au
Wed Mar 12 21:34:15 GMT 2008

Sam wrote: 

> You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you 
> think it means.
> <pedant>
> You've said the "Java" word twice, but I don't think you 
> meant it either time. JavaScript has nothing to do with Java 
> except the misleading marketing trap that you've fallen in. I 
> know it's often confusing to people unfamiliar with the 
> technologies (and that was exactly Netscape's aim, so they 
> share the blame), but it leads to confusion and doesn't help 
> solve your problem when you say it wrong.
> </pedant>

Correction received with thanks, Sam. it's worse than you suggest - I
actually *do* know the difference but was too lazy to use the correct
terminology. Ignorance is forgivable; intentional inaccuracy isn't.

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