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From Pierpaolo Fumagalli <p...@apache.org>
Subject Re: JDK 1.2 vs 1.1: the never-ending story.
Date Sun, 19 Mar 2000 22:05:30 GMT
Stefano Mazzocchi wrote:
> 
> Jeremy Quinn wrote:
> >
> > On 17/3/00 at 2:40 pm, stefano@apache.org (Stefano Mazzocchi) wrote:
> >
> > >On second thought, this is JDK 1.2 so can't use it for Cocoon 1.x
> > >
> > >But it's a good suggestion anyway... we'll use it for Cocoon2 that will
> > >be JDK 1.2 based.
> >
> > Gulp!
> >
> > Are you saying Cocoon 2 will only run under Java 1.2?
> > I hope not, there is no Java 1.2 for several platforms ....
> 
> Win95/98/NT/2000 - yes
> Solaris - yes
> Linux - yes
> FreeBSD - yes (via linux emulation)
> AIX/AS400 - rumors that IBM JDK 1.2 was put on hold to put political
> pressure on Sun but it's ready to be shipped... may happen any day.
> 
> So, what are we missing... oh yeah
> 
> Beos
> QNX
> IRIX
> and last but not least MacOS
> 
> What do you guys think? Should we still aim for Java 1.1? Or just keep
> the core 1.1 and add plugins that require 1.2 separate but still leaving
> people with the ability to have basic functionality?
> 
> Comments appreciated.

We still have a good 6 months of development... If in 6 months they'll
not catch up with a 1.2 JVM... Well, sorry...
I just started using the 1.3, so, please, at least let me develop
against the 1.2 :) :) :)

	Pier

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