Canonical Will Remove Java From Ubuntu

Darryl L. Pierce dpierce at
Thu Dec 22 16:31:36 UTC 2011

On Wed, Dec 21, 2011 at 06:09:57PM +0100, Matej Cepl wrote:
> On 20.12.2011 19:30, Dennis Jacobfeuerborn wrote:
> >Probably because OpenJDK and SunJDK aren't really that compatible.
> I am afraid that most of these problems are caused by stupid
> developers who are using (against all advices they were given)
> com.sun.* classes (which I am said is the most common source of
> problems). There is no protection against stupid programmers, I am
> afraid.

It has *ALWAYS* been the case that you weren't supposed to use anything
outside of java[x].* in application code, that it was implementation
detail up in thar and subject to change without notice.

Darryl L. Pierce, Sr. Software Engineer @ Red Hat, Inc.
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