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From Andreas S├Ąger <ville...@t-online.de>
Subject Re: Java download link on AOO site
Date Fri, 13 Jul 2012 18:06:23 GMT
Am 13.07.2012 19:45, Kay Schenk wrote:

> ummm...two things on this...
>
> -- there was quite a long discussion on Java 7 that started in Jan. and
> ultimately resulted in this post  on June 19 from Ariel re Java 7 stating
> that using java 7 didn't seem to cause issues
>
> http://markmail.org/thread/l2vhaqn7d6xvbfi3
>
> -- I might caution against having users download java 6, assuming they have
> no java 7, due to security concerns and possibly other inconsistencies with
> whatever OS they are using.
>
> Bottom line -- I'm not sure we should change the java download to version 6
> over 7.  Maybe others feel there is a compelling reason for this downgrade,
> I don't know.
>
> as an FYI -- I have java 7 installed and no problems so far.


Java7 does not work at all with AOO under 64 bit Windows.
There are reports about popular extensions being incompatible with Java7.


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