Fred Gray fegray at npl.uiuc.edu
Mon Nov 13 20:49:04 PST 2000

On Tue, Nov 14, 2000 at 01:39:39PM +0900, Hiroshi Ishii wrote:
> Hello folks!
> So, kaffe passed JCK?

No.  Sun doesn't currently make the JCK available for independent
implementations of Java.  Even if they did, Kaffe wouldn't pass, since its
libraries implement something halfway between JDK 1.1 and 1.2, and since there
are quite a few significant bugs.

Nevertheless, Kaffe still does a respectable job of running many Java programs.
It is particularly useful on platforms that Sun doesn't support and in 
situations where the ability to modify the source code freely is necessary.


-- Fred Gray

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