[Ed: key word is "looks"] Microsoft is
going to drop Visual J++ for their own proprietary l
anguage which looks to be named COOL, according to this
Word is that COOL will not be cross-platform but will
supposedly have enhancements that Java doesn't have."
presents a serious threat to CORBA, and if Windows 2000 COM+ apps
become popular, it will only allow MS to strengthen their hold on the desktop