Peter da Silva wrote:
> > This is fine as far as it goes. *but* it rather misses the whole point of
> > either of the two approaches. The point is that both are intended to be a
> > new, cheaper, more manageable and cross-platform way of implementing client
> > server applications over an Intranet.
> Are they? Honestly? It seems strange that Microsoft would be ceding the
> internal client-server battle to TCP/IP so easily, when they already have
> a more secure and higher performance tool in the form of Windows NT.
Why would Microsoft be ceding the battle to TCP/IP and not Java? As I
understand, ActiveX can run over TCP/IP, as well as Java. And how is the
operating system (NT) a "more secure and higher performance tool?" What
are you comparing NT to in this instance? Surely not a protocol, such as
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