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Re: Which Java for browser plugins?

On Thursday 01 September 2005 07:10 pm, furufuru@ccsr.u-tokyo.ac.jp 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)

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