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Re: The new MS Java JDK

From: Ryan Watkins <vamp@dimensionx.com>
Date: Wed, 16 Oct 1996 14:14:13 -0700
Message-Id: <199610162114.OAA10200@zero.dimensionx.com>
To: www-jigsaw@w3.org
John Williams writes:
> On Wed, 16 Oct 1996 16:07:03 -0400, Richard A. Guay wrote:
> >I just downloaded the latest version of Jigsaw and the Microsoft
> >Java JDK.  The Microsoft JDK will not run the Jigsaw program!  It
> >gets stuck loading the preferences.  The Sun JDK will run Jigsaw.
> >Does anyone know why it will not run?
> Sure: because it's a Microsoft product.  Microsoft: (noun) A company
> which habitually sells software which does not live up to it's
> claimed performance and specifications.

My experience has been that the Microsoft JDK is much more stable and
much much faster for a number of thing, including appplications we've
developed.  They've also been extremely quick to fix bugs and problems
in their implementation.

I havent tried Jigsaw with it, but if we can get some more info on the
problem I'm sure the MS Java team would be happy to see what code
doesnt work and get it fixed.
Ryan L. Watkins                   `in the blood of the twinkling sky
Director of Web Technology          breathing in air drunk dry
       vamp@dimensionx.com        there was once a time of rapture
 http://www.dimensionx.com/        all is lost ... a pale gleaming' -satb
Received on Wednesday, 16 October 1996 17:17:04 UTC

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