Java and Gosling's FUD - madness or desperation?

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For a while now, people have been talking about the fall from favour of Java (aka the new COBOL).

Today Obie Fernandez points to some hopelessly weak arguments against scripting / dynamic languages … from the father of Java himself, James Gosling.

Is Gosling’s post just a moment of madness, or a sign of hopeless desperation?