[jsword-devel] Open Source Java

DM Smith dmsmith555 at yahoo.com
Sun Mar 30 04:26:27 MST 2008

On Mar 30, 2008, at 7:19 AM, Manfred Bergmann wrote:

> Am 29.03.2008 um 23:56 schrieb DM Smith:
>> The practical implications of this is that we will some day be able  
>> to
>> ship a light, embedded version of Java that only contains what
>> BibleDesktop needs. For platforms such as the OLPC (One Laptop Per
>> Child) that I noted in an earlier post we can have a reasonably
>> acceptable footprint.
> Embedding a JRE would be cool.
> Would that mean you could drop Java 1.4 support (which you still need
> for Mac)?
> Manfred

I hope it does. But it seems that Apple's Java is significantly re- 
written in parts to take advantage of Apple technologies, such as  
Quartz and to implement the Aqua Look and Feel. And embedded Java,  
even if available, might not look as good.


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