. . . but just did the sorts of things in C they already knew how to do in Java (except awkwardly in C), and didn't understand the point of the class (and perhaps the class was pointless). . .
But isn't the real question whether the class was actually pointER-less?
"Irrigation of the land with sewater desalinated by fusion power is ancient. It's called 'rain'." -- Michael McClary, in alt.fusion