[E-Lang] Java 1.3 on Mac OS X
Mark S. Miller
Thu, 14 Jun 2001 09:05:28 -0700
At 01:40 AM Thursday 6/14/01, Tyler Close wrote:
>It looks like Apple is claiming a Java 1.3 development environment for Mac OS X. See:
>These press releases look a lot more promising than what can be found at the FreeBSD site:
>Are these separate development efforts?
>If so, has anyone used the Mac OS X Java? Does it actually work? Can you run E?
Chris Hibbert successfully ported E 0.8.9t to Java 1.3 on Mac OS X, and he
sent me all the necessary changes. I will be integrating these changes into
the next significant release of E. I expect that, starting with E 0.8.10,
Mac OS X will be one of the perpetually supported platforms.
>Can you keep a servlet engine running for any length of time?
I don't see why not but I have no idea. I haven't done any servlet stuff.
>If Mac OS X actually has a working Java 1.3 and a decent browser (they claim IE5), I would be very tempted to switch platforms.
Looks like you're covered on the Java 1.3 front. I know nothing about Mac