Anthony W. Youngman
wol at thewolery.demon.co.uk
Sat Feb 2 14:33:49 PST 2008
In message <47A31D89.9090507 at mathworks.com>, Robert Schweikert
<robert.schweikert at mathworks.com> writes
>>> Secondly, is Java relevant any longer?
>Yes, Java is very relevant. Many applications use Java. This means the
>LSB has to deal with it in some way shape or form.
>From all the responses it appears that option 2 of my previous post is
>favored, i.e. assure that the LSB has all the necessary interfaces any
>given JRE needs. As a second step reach out to JRE/JDK implementers to
>get their version certified. Using this approach might satisfy all
I thought that, in order to legitimately be called Java, any JRE/JDK had
to pass Sun's test suite. So I would guess that Russ's application he
talks about is either not a true Java app (ie it relies on Sun
extensions to the spec), or it relies on a particular version of the
So the LSB *should* be able to say "if a JRE is present, it supports
version X of the JRE spec". Any problems can then be laid at the feet of
the JRE or of the Sun test suite.
That's no comfort for somebody in Russ's position, however, trying to
debug a problem.
Anthony W. Youngman - anthony at thewolery.demon.co.uk
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