An email discussion between O’Reilly editors focusing on Java and Flash on the desktop.
Here goes a similar discussion thread at ActionScript.com.
Bruce Eckel covers the Java vs. .NET question.
Related: Jeff Jarvis has the big scoop on AOL’s upcoming weblogging toolset.
Speaking of AOL, according to Jon Udell, they may have helped develop the perfect “universal client” platform – Mozilla. XUL looks very interesting. The growing list of active projects at mozdev.org is an eye opener.