Re: apple Sauced again

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From: Antoun Nabhan (
Date: Wed Nov 08 2000 - 18:56:35 PPET

It's the nifty GUI stuff - Swing included - that doesn't seem to.


At 09:55 AM 11/8/00 -0800, Steve Dossick wrote:
>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.
> > Antoun Nabhan * You may come out of each grueling bout
> > Berkman Center for * all broken and beaten and scarred.
> > Internet & Society * Just have one more try. It's dead easy to
> > die;
> > 617.901.8871 * It's the keepin-on-living that's hard.
>Steve Dossick
>Founder and Chief Architect
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Antoun Nabhan
VP of Finance & Business Development, Arrayex, Inc.

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