Java End of Life Time
denisl at openscg.com
Mon Feb 13 03:08:47 UTC 2012
I agree with what John has said below. But, I also believe that OpenJDK 6
has a very bright future. It is a mature & major part of many production
*nix operating systems and vendors like Redhat (and others) have made sure
that it is kept up to date with applicable security fixes from the newer
I believe a major question is... Do many people really care about using
OpenJDK 6 on Windoze. I've been packaging it and making it publically for
two years and to date the answer is unclear. Sometimes I think there is
more interest in building it than using it. :-)
On Sat, Feb 11, 2012 at 6:11 AM, John Yeary <johnyeary at gmail.com> wrote:
> Why would we want to continue to support JDK6 when the community is focused
> on JDK7, JDK8, and JDK9. There may a future in someone (company) other than
> Oracle to provide the support from the OpenJDK side of things. However, I
> think that the focus should be on getting companied to stay current.
> John Yeary
> <http://javaevangelist.blogspot.com/> <https://twitter.com/jyeary>
> "Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even
> though checkered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who
> neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the gray twilight
> that knows not victory nor defeat."
> -- Theodore Roosevelt
> On Fri, Feb 10, 2012 at 1:53 PM, Frans Thamura <frans at meruvian.org> wrote:
> > hi all
> > a small question..
> > we know the Java 6 will end , a life time support will be come..
> > but if, the community product.. we also the community people, can work
> > together to continue the life time . rather pay to oracle, no all of
> > us love this model.
> > https://java.sys-con.com/node/2154299
> > any idea to keep make J6 supported? if oracle ask us for pay for the life
> > time
> > F
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