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From: John Manko <jmanko@...>
Subject: Re: Java 1.5 - the Real Story [was: Re: Question about Sun-Jdk 1.4.2.10]
Date: Wed, 07 Dec 2005 19:08:12 -0500
> > The genuine options for J5 users are to scrap the Gentoo Java 
> support and
> > maintain your own  Java environment, or to abandon Gentoo.
>
> (5) Help us solve the remaining technical issues
>
>> I see that there is yet another enquiry on the list about using J5. 
>> Do that user a favour and tell him why he can't get a supported J5 
>> environment on Gentoo, so that he can then make informed decisions. 
>> If you guys are embarrassed by the Gentoo ideology, change it or 
>> leave. If not, present it honestly, instead of spouting this 
>> deliberately misleading BS about system stability issues.  It's 
>> leaving users with the impression that J5 is unstable, which it 
>> patently is not.
>
> Instead of spending your and my time on writing mails on this topic, 
> please help us solve the technical issues. The Gentoo community, as 
> any other open-source community, is dependent on help, input and 
> constructive criticism from our users.
>

I'd love to help.

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References:
Re: Question about Sun-Jdk 1.4.2.10
-- Peter B. West
Re: Question about Sun-Jdk 1.4.2.10
-- Joshua Nichols
Re: Question about Sun-Jdk 1.4.2.10
-- Peter B. West
Re: Question about Sun-Jdk 1.4.2.10
-- Greg Tassone
Re: Question about Sun-Jdk 1.4.2.10
-- Peter B. West
Java 1.5 - the Real Story [was: Re: Question about Sun-Jdk 1.4.2.10]
-- Karl Trygve Kalleberg
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