Java Solution

Antonio Olivares olivares14031 at yahoo.com
Thu Jan 3 23:26:13 UTC 2008


--- Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com> wrote:

> Karl Larsen wrote:
> 
> >>> 2. Next the small wimpy java 1.51 which is of no
> use to a serious 
> >>> java user should not be made available to the
> user.Instead there 
> >>> should be dummy /usr/java/default/bin/java file
> which will print out 
> >>> "Java not installed" if you press java in a
> Terminal. There needs to 
> >>> be a link between /etc/alternatives/java to
> /usr/java/default/bin/java.
> >>
> >> Most "Serious java users" ie corporations are
> using either 1.4 (as we 
> >> are at work) or 1.5, so stop speaking of
> something you know nothing 
> >> about. Hardly anyone is using 1.6 commercially
> yet. And they're the 
> >> people who are "serious users", not people trying
> to run applets in 
> >> their browsers...
> >>
> >    Why lie about what I KNOW? I tried to install
> jedit with the 1.5 on 
> > F8 and it just spit out error messages. Then I bit
> the bullet and 
> > installed what Sun Inc said is right and jedit
> works SUPER.
> > 
> > That is fact not you GUESS.
> 
> You are comparing 1.5 apples to 1.6 oranges.  The
> 1.5 you tried was not 
> Sun java, and jedit probably works just fine with
> Sun Java 1.5 as well 
> as the 1.6 you installed.
> 
Know Les, 1.5 apples (one and a half apples)
1.6 oranges (one and six tenths of oranges)
What do apples and oranges have to do with java?

Jun from Sun cannot even be compatible with itself. 
See article below.  Fedora is working with Sun on
these and other issues.  Please be patient :).  

I am constantly reminded of:  

Why bite that hand that feeds you?

We cannot have all of the cake and eat it too.  


> -- 
>    Les Mikesell
>     lesmikesell at gmail.com
> 
> -- 

Compare Java to COBOL
http://www.infoworld.com/article/07/12/28/52FE-underreported-java_1.html

Regards,

Antonio 


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