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SUN Microsystem's gone MAD!

Ivan Jouikov
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http://java.sun.com/reference/api/index.html

Current java version = 1.4.2_04

Next version = 5.0

The idiots lost count!
Anthony Watson
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Joined: Sep 25, 2003
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Maybe the new version is so magnificent that they just had to skip a few numbers
Chris Harris
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Yeah but at least they got rid of "Java 2", in my option does not mean anything anymore.

Chris.


SCJP 1.2, SCWCD, SCBCD
Ernest Friedman-Hill
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We've been talking about this (or mocking it, anyway) over here.


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Sandeep Jindal
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Joined: Aug 25, 2003
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This naming putting me in a fix!!
is it Java 5, or Java 2 version 1.5.0 or Java 1.5 or what??

Even i forgot which version i know


SCJP 5.0
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Chengwei Lee
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Joined: Apr 02, 2004
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Is the naming convention really of so much significance in here?


SCJP 1.4 * SCWCD 1.4 * SCBCD 1.3 * SCJA 1.0 * TOGAF 8
Jeroen Wenting
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Originally posted by Sandeep Jindal:
This naming putting me in a fix!!
is it Java 5, or Java 2 version 1.5.0 or Java 1.5 or what??

Even i forgot which version i know


it's Java 2 5.0 version 1.5.0


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walter wang
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Joined: Jun 02, 2001
Posts: 154
same thing with solaris

solairs 5.5
solaris 5.6
solaris 5.7
solaris 8
solaris 9
solaris 10
......?


public class Walter { public boolean is_Working_Now (boolean is_boss_Coming) { return is_boss_Coming; }
 
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