Re: apple Sauced again

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From: Steve Dossick (
Date: Wed Nov 08 2000 - 10:55:43 PPET

I don't know dude, but I just opened terminal on my MacOS X beta box and
ran JMeter from the apache project with no troubles. I don't know about
a browser plugin, but command-line java works just fine...


Antoun Nabhan wrote:
> At 02:07 PM 11/6/00 -0800, Wilfredo Sanchez wrote:
> > > Sharp-eyed beta testers of Apple's new operating system, Mac OS X, have
> > > noticed that the pre-release software supports mice featuring more than
> > > one button.
> Dopey and bleary-eyed beta testers like us, on the other hand, have noticed
> that the alleged support for Java 2 in the OS X JVM is complete hype at
> worst and incomplete at best. Our development team sez, and I can't find
> anything to contradict them, that there is *no* Java 2 JVM, browser plugin
> or otherwise, for Mac OS prior to X. This, despite the fact that the Java 2
> spec has been out for the better part of a year now, and Apple is
> positioning itself such that Net-delivered applications are its great white
> hope.
> I'm kind of hoping that one of the FoRKtines verbally pimp-slaps me and
> tells me that such a JVM does exist, or at least that we installed OS X
> wrong, but (for once, and perhaps the only time!) my hunch is it won't happen.
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