Re: apple Sauced again

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From: Ernest Prabhakar (
Date: Wed Nov 08 2000 - 22:10:36 PPET

Note that public beta only includes a JDK 1.2 runtime, though its a 1.3 JVM.
We'll have a full 1.3 system for final. And yes, I think the problem is
with the browser plug-ins (there aren't any yet). All the frameworks should
be there, though obviously there could be some bugs.

on 11/8/00 5:56 PM, Antoun Nabhan at wrote:

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