Subject: Re: Java for NetBSD
To: Matthew B. Wood <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Randy Terbush <email@example.com>
Date: 03/28/1996 18:31:33
> > Hi!
> > Is there somebody porting Java to NetBSD? Or is anybody even thinking
> > about it?
> > Thanks in advance.
> > tiger
> I went through the rigamarole of getting a personal license for the
> source distribution. After finally getting the source, I unpacked the tar
> file and realized that with my skills, I had no business doing anything
> with it. :)
Just another data point...
There reportedly is someone who has said they have completed a
port, but cannot release it due to legal hassles imposed by Sun.
With recent news of Java security holes, it is probably a good
time to focus on an alternative like Penguin.