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The Australian: I dream of Jini

Mar 01, 1999, 18:48 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Liam O'Duibhir)

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"JINI (pronounced "genie") promises an era in which hooking up your PC to any suitably enabled device - whether a printer, a fax, or even a radio or washing machine - can be as simple as plugging it into the relevant socket."

"Bothersome set-up procedures and loading drivers from external disks will become a thing of the past, if Jini delivers."

"As with Netscape, Linux and other community-style software initiatives, individuals or groups making enhancements to Jini are expected to pass these on to other community members."

"We don't have to re-invent the wheel every time we want distributed Internet-based applications,"

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