Finally updated my page.
freenet is fun and a good cause, but it is not ready for production yet. Anyone here should have the technical skill and patience to try it out.
java, hmmm, compile once - debug everywhere. Gosling said recently that the VM is the best part of Java. OK Sun give us the source on a free licence so we can debug the flaming thing.
Java is a nice language compared to VBS which a has to hack around with at work. Oddly enough I never learned basic, just as well. I now know enough to hack a few ODBC accesses together which is probably as far as I have to go in basicland.