The If's and When's of Java 6 for Mac OS X 10.5

; Date: Mon Oct 29 2007

Tags: Java

Okay: I don't know either ('if' or 'when', that is), and I'm pissed it wasn't with 10.5. I just wanted to get that out of the way first.

(web.archive.org) Seems that (web.archive.org) a lot of other (web.archive.org) people are also (web.archive.org) if not pissed are not happy.

However I just (web.archive.org) read a timeline of Java releases correlated with OS X releases. Seems like there really is a pattern of Java updates shipping slightly after an OS X major release update. Maybe, as Eric Burke points out, we really should calm down a bit and have some patience and expect an update soon. I do hope that's the case.

Really.

Source: (web.archive.org) weblogs.java.net

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