Re: java plug-in (sablevm)
On Thursday 06 January 2005 09:17, Michael Koch wrote:
> 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
> use it.
If I can't use Swing, it's useless. Sorry, but we're years past that. I
tried to use kaffe, but I have to go back and rewrite far too much.