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From suhail ansari <suhaila...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Java
Date Thu, 05 Jul 2012 17:09:26 GMT
On Thu, Jul 5, 2012 at 9:43 PM, Fernando Cassia <fcassia@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Jul 5, 2012 at 1:09 PM, Pedro Giffuni <pfg@apache.org> wrote:
> >
> > Plus, some modern platforms don't want Java at all :(.
>
> Ther's an OpenJDK port for the Nokia N9.
> That's modern in my book.
>
> I guess that by "modern" you mean "locked" platforms. That's not
> progress nor modern, in my book.
>
> FC
>

As far as I know the only modern platform that doesn't support Java is iOS.
99% platform support Java. Java is the second most popular plugin after
flash. Flash is being phased out and HTML5 is used these days. One major
reason to rewrite OpenOffice in Java because Java support many languages
(Scala, Jython, JRuby). JavaFX is moder UI framework for Java that also
support HTML5. It will be easier to support a Java based OpenOffice due to
Java's cross platform nature.

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