Speaking at the Sun Tech Day in Sydney,
"There's actually this
Gosling cited the primitive nature of many current Blu-ray players as a reason for holding back
"The Blu-ray spec right now has really primitive graphics, which is kind of surprising for a spec that should be all about compelling visual experiences. But the folks in the consumer electronics industry tend to be really conservative--I mean, they want to be able to
"So they really cut down on some of the levels of aspiration," he said.
The mentality of developers was also in Gosling's sights for criticism.
"I think that a lot of the software development community--which I find really, really frustrating--is fixated on Web apps. They write their stuff on the server, it generates HTML, and there is this really big piece of the community that thinks that that is the universe," Gosling said.
"There's a lot more to it," he said. "Blu-ray is a pretty interesting corner of it."
Chris Duckett of ZDNet Australia reported from Sydney.