JDK 1.2 (was Re: XML as a programming tool)

Tyler Baker tyler at infinet.com
Fri Dec 19 13:34:20 GMT 1997

Peter Murray-Rust wrote:

> At 06:13 16/09/97 -0400, Tyler Baker wrote:
> Thanks very much Tyler - this was news to me.
> >
> >In case everyone does not already know, JDK 1.2 beta 2 is out on SUN's web
> site
> >at http://java.sun.com
> >
> JUMBO is 1.02 and I was planning to go to 1.1.4. Is there any reason (other
> than brain overload) why I shouldn't now jump straight to 1.2? i.e. is the
> beta reasonably stable?

Well yah most of it is stable.  It has no new language features other than weak
references (which really are not a language feature like inner classes), but a
lot new API's including Swing.


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