Re: java plug-in (sablevm)
Am Donnerstag, 6. Januar 2005 13:52 schrieb Derek Broughton:
> On Thursday 06 January 2005 06:42, Michael Koch wrote:
> > Am Donnerstag, 6. Januar 2005 11:35 schrieb Anders Ellenshøj
> > > On Wednesday 05 January 2005 12:38, Kevin Krammer wrote:
> > > > Or maybe Sable VM (not sure if there is a Debian package for
> > > > it)
> > >
> > > It's in unstable. And I seem to remember that it is in fact the
> > > recommended free jvm for Debian.
> > Where have you read this ? As a free java developer and part of
> > the Debian Java effort I would recommend kaffe.
> Oh, please. Neither one of them appears to support Java2 (at
> least, they don't provide java2-runtime). That puts them so far
> behind the state of the art as to be worthless.
They dont provide it because Swing is not complete (but mostly
working). Other things like NIO are better supported. E.g. Tomcat 5.5
and Eclipse 3 can be run with today's free runtimes. I don't call
this useless. Its even possible to compile Eclipse 3 to native and