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Red Hat has announced that it is assuming the leadership of the OpenJDK 6 community, just days after Oracle issued what it said would be the final patch for version 6 of its commercial Java SE 6 Development Kit. Oracle posted JDK 6 Update 43 on Monday as an emergency patch for the latest in a series of severe vulnerabilities …

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Re: Java 7

Big task. To maintain Java you need to develop it for Windows, OSX and Linux. You can't pick sides.

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Oracle Linux?

Doesn't Oracle Linux track RHEL?

The irony

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Hmmm, I wonder if bugfixes in java 6 could be pushed forward to 7. I have this rather amusing vision of everyone abandoning 7 and going back to 6 as it becomes steadily more reliable and secure.

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