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RE: [chat] MS Drops Java Support for WXP

Well I don't read that into it.
I see it as being just yet another plugin for IE that you download if you
need it. I also see it as M$ not wanting to take support calls for someone
else's bad coding problems.
There's a lot of major commercial software out there that uses Java (not
just PC stuff) and it's not going to go away overnight. M$'s fork of Java
just should not have been around; it fragments things.



Jill Rowling, Snr Des. Eng. & Unix System Administrator
Eng. Systems Dept, Aristocrat Technologies Australia
3rd Floor, 77 Dunning Ave Rosebery NSW 2018
Phone: (02) 9697-4484 Fax: (02) 9663-1412 Email: rowling@xxxxxxxxxx

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jobst Schmalenbach [mailto:jobst@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Thursday, 19 July 2001 15:17
> To: slug-chat@xxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [chat] MS Drops Java Support for WXP
> Did Sun shot into its own foot?
>   http://siliconvalley.com/docs/news/svfront/018344.htm

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