[Note: this was written around 2000]
* It's anti-competitive
Let's say you're writing an application which needs to get a list of the user's hard drives.
Both JDK 1.2 and JConfig have methods for this.
-> If you use the JConfig method, your application will automatically become impure, because JConfig uses native code.
-> If you use the JDK 1.2 method, you will not have risked the purity of your app.