We plan to continue to defend and uphold Java's core write once run anywhere
principle and ensure it is protected for the nine million Java developers and the community that depend on Java compatibility," the company said.
"The PointBase database system has been designed with these (new e-business) requirements in mind, and for organizations that are committed to the Java application promise of write once run anywhere
, the PointBase system is a new breed of database product designed to satisfy their e-business needs," White wrote.
Building on the Write Once Run Anywhere
philosophy, Java is fast becoming a platform of choice to integrate a myriad of systems, hardware devices and software services.
They wonder how long it will take Microsoft Corp to capitalize on Baratz's departure, given that it was largely Baratz's insistence on the 'unpolluted' write once run anywhere
Java philosophy that has kept some of Redmond's ambitions in check.
"We take the 'Write Once Run Anywhere
' of Java and turn it into 'Write Anywhere, Run Anywhere,'" Davie claims.
Has Microsoft stopped developing Windows 98?" - The Microsoft side claimed yesterday that Gosling was "running away" from Sun's "Write Once Run AnyWhere