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John Carmack on Java, Phones, and Gaming

John Carmack, the primary developer of Doom and Quake at id Software, posted some great comments on his recent experiments with cellphone game development in Java. My favorite?

there is something deeply wrong when text editing on a 3.6 ghz processor is anything but instantaneous.

That's quote of the month material.

Written by Jeff Atwood

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