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Java Overkill?

Postby red-e-made » Tue Sep 04, 2007 9:29 pm

Hey guys

I recently updated my Java runtime environment and the directory I've devoted to Java is now a whopping 113 Mb, even with a completely cleared cache.

Do I really need the latest version of Java; should I uninstall it and revert to the older version Cassandra comes with? The only reason why I updated my runtime environment was because some Java-using websites weren't being read properly.

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Re: Java Overkill?

Postby scorp123 » Tue Sep 04, 2007 10:54 pm

red-e-made wrote: I recently updated my Java runtime environment and the directory I've devoted to Java is now a whopping 113 Mb, even with a completely cleared cache.
That's not that bad :D Please keep in mind: It's Java and it's from SUN ... so there's got to be a bit of bloat somewhere? :lol:

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Re: Java Overkill?

Postby red-e-made » Wed Sep 05, 2007 5:49 am

scorp123 wrote:That's not that bad :D Please keep in mind: It's Java and it's from SUN ... so there's got to be a bit of bloat somewhere? :lol:


HA! Yeah. Say, that reminds me: have you seen this?

http://www.computerworlduk.com/technolo ... icleid=743

"Sun Microsystems has ambitious plans for the commercial and open-source versions of its Solaris operating system, hoping to achieve for Solaris the kind of ubiquity already enjoyed by Java. "

OH NOES!


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