Java 1.4

in macOS edited January 2014
does anyone know if Apple have made any announcements about when Java 1.4 is going to be available on OS X ?


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    airslufairsluf Posts: 1,861member
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    aslanaslan Posts: 97member
    Though Apple is "committed to being the best Java platform available", I still fear we have a while to wait on that.... Just speculation, but I know they have some jobs posted for Sr. java programmers... They are working on it, but i would honestly prefer a really solid fully functional 1.3.1 first. One of the nasty things of rapid development is the tendency to leave somethings unfinished in favor of bluer skies ahead....

    (ugh...just typing that made me think of XP's god damned commercials...yeeeeecchh! <img src="graemlins/bugeye.gif" border="0" alt="[Skeptical]" /> )
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    rogue27rogue27 Posts: 607member
    I am not too worried right now because 1.4 was only finalized a month or so ago, but I hope we'll get 1.4 when X.2 ships. In the meantime, they should continue improving and speeding up 1.3.
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    I did notice after installing Java 1.3.1 Update 1 that several applications starting faulting. The worst problem is windows with no content - really annoying.

    Speed did improve hugely though with the update.

    You win some, you lose some ...
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