Misconceptions about Java
By bounds on Aug 14, 2008
Its really sad that there are people in the technology world who still don't understand Java. This gem in the NY Times sums it up:
...Last year, it changed its ticker symbol to “JAVA,” the name of a popular scripting language, from “SUNW.”
Java is NOT a scripting language. You have to love when rumors and speculation count as "Business News" and they even get it wrong.