Re: Which Java for browser plugins?
On Thursday 01 September 2005 07:10 pm, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > I used java-package along with Sun's Java 5. Instructions here:
> > http://www.debian-administration.org/articles/142
> Great article! That works for me. Thanks for your help.
> Returning to my original question of free Debian Java packages,
> I think this quote from the article above summarizes the situation:
> "Whilst there [are] a growing number of open Java environments
> at times installing Sun Java environment is the pragmatic
> approach. . . ."
Sun recently made another noise about opensourcing Java sometime in the
future. I sure won't hold my breath. If they'd only loosened up enough to
allow a real deb package to be constructed I'd be happy.
(ex-Sun Java Division)