Re: group of Java maintainers was Re: guavac, kaffe, kore, a free java development environment?
- To: Ben Armstrong <email@example.com>, Jim Pick <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Bruce Perens <email@example.com>, Hamish Moffatt <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Vincent Renardias <email@example.com>, firstname.lastname@example.org, Christian Leutloff <email@example.com>
- Subject: Re: group of Java maintainers was Re: guavac, kaffe, kore, a free java development environment?
- From: Bruce Perens <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Sun, 23 Nov 97 21:59 PST
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From: Christian Leutloff <email@example.com>
> Good idea ;-) But it works today - we have the tools up and running,
> (means X terminals) - the netboot package allows booting from disk/ROM
> and the nfsroot package generates an adequate directory structure on
> the Debian server. nfsroot has to be upgraded for hamm and we must do
> some advertising ;-)
I'm sorry I didn't communicate this clearly. When I say "network computer",
I mean a particular scheme to make a very inexpensive Java-executing engine
with centralized administration for use in primary school.
As far as I can tell, we are coming close to having all of the Java run-time
components in free state. The web browser might be a bit less complete.
Can you get your operating system fixed when you need it?
Linux - the supportable operating system. http://www.debian.org/support.html
Bruce Perens K6BP firstname.lastname@example.org NEW PHONE NUMBER: 510-620-3502
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