[Kde-java] Should we ditch support for Sun's JDK in favour of Free Software?

Dominique Devriese dominique.devriese at student.kuleuven.ac.be
Thu Apr 15 22:49:00 CEST 2004

Richard Dale writes:

> Maybe this is a rant, but I use LinuxPPC and the most recent version
> of the jdk is 1.3.1. Here is a mail to the java at gcc.gnu.org from
> Kevin Hendricks, who used to do Blackdown ports to LinuxPPC I
> thought.

> Lets all move to gcj, what is the point of supporting Sun's stuff
> unless we're paid - we don't need them?

Are there specific problems with supporting the Sun and/or IBM JDKs ?
I have no objection to remove the support, but if it's not too much
work, why not keep it for those who need it ?


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