[E-Lang] Java 1.3 on Mac OS X
Thu, 14 Jun 2001 09:27:16 -0700
on 6/14/01 1:40 AM, Tyler Close at firstname.lastname@example.org 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?
Completely. I have a friend on Apple's Java team.
> If so, has anyone used the Mac OS X
> Does it actually work?
So far it works flawlessly, but then, I never had any particular difficulty
with Apple's Java 1.1 implementation, either.
> Can you run E?
> Can you keep a servlet engine
> running for any length of time?
I run Resin (2.0 or later) all the time.
> 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.
Switch away. The Java 1.3 is very nice, IE5 seems pretty good, OmniWeb is
pretty good, iCab is pretty good... heck, even the current Mozilla is pretty
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