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Re: The new MS Java JDK

From: John Williams <johnr.williams@stonebow.otago.ac.nz>
Date: Thu, 17 Oct 96 11:36:52 -1200
Message-Id: <199610162236.LAA26024@galadriel.otago.ac.nz>
To: "Ryan Watkins" <vamp@dimensionx.com>, "www-jigsaw@w3.org" <www-jigsaw@w3.org>
On Wed, 16 Oct 1996 14:14:13 -0700, Ryan Watkins wrote:

>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
than what?


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