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Why is java called java?
Tuesday, 16-Feb-99 14:53:03

208.16.89.156 writes:

Hey,

I just finished writing a java test and one of the questions was: "Why is java called java?" I responded that while it was being created, the programmers drank a lot of "java." I was just wondering if that was true, or if I'm way off.

Cheers,

Karen.


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Re: Why is java called java?
Wednesday, 17-Feb-99 01:34:21

152.163.206.204 writes:

Because Java sounds better than coffie


Re: Why is java called java?
Tuesday, 02-Mar-99 00:31:52

208.254.79.155 writes:

Java was originally named Oak, but was changed to Java, in hopes of drawing more interest to the new language. A L

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