Just like the title says, could you give me arguments for it?
You may find [this page](http://wiki.osdev.org/Languages) at OSdev.org enlightening on the subject. Basically, the main reason Java in its usual form is problematic for systems programming is that it compiles to a bytecode rather than to native code. While this by itself is not a showstopper - it is possible to … Read More
First of all, the "systems programming" term is a bit general and refers to many areas, which usually have the following characteristics: (1) high performance requirements, (2) low overhead (memory, latency, etc.), and (3) involve building a complex software infrastructure. Examples of this might include OS kernels (or device drivers), … Read More