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JDK 1.5 Vs JDK 5.0

Mahesh Pinnamaneni
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Hi All,
i just had one doubt reg JAVA versions.
the latest is JDK 1.5. somebody say JDK 5.0, and some Tiger.
I know that Tiger is same as JDK 1.5 but what abt JDK 5.0.can any one clear my doubt
Thanks a lot,
Mahesh
Paul Sturrock
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Different names for the same thing. I think Sun's marketing monkeys want us to refer to it as "Core Java J2SE 5.0".


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Mahesh Pinnamaneni
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thanks for ur reply
But whats the diff between Java 2 Standard Edition & Java Developement Kit(JDK 1.5).i think there will be some diff betwn them.
regards,
Mahesh
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That's "Core Java 1.5 SDK Version 5.0 (Tiger) Standard Edition Platform Runtime."


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Mahesh Pinnamaneni
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Hill,
can u pls elaborate.
thanks & regards,
Mahesh
Paul Sturrock
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Sun have a web page which is intended to clear up any confusion. Will it clear it up? Why don't you read it Mahesh Pinnamaneni and let us know
Mark Van Tuyl
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This naming issue has even confused Sun at times. I have a copy of "Just Java", Fourth edition, which was published by Sun Microsystems Press.

The cover and CD are titled "Just Java 2".
On the first two pages, the title is "Just Java 1.2".


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Layne Lund
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From what I understand, "Java 5.0" is used to indicate the version for users where as "JDK 1.5" is used to indicate the version for developers. In the end, this is just a lot of marketing blather that is quite meaningless, albeit quite confusing. Just be satisfied that they are the same thing; there is not difference.

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Mahesh Pinnamaneni
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Thanks Paul for giving the url and also to all of u who had cleared my doubt.
regards,
Mahesh
Timothy Toe
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I like the term "marketing monkeys". This 1.5, 5.0 confusion thingy is really created by Sun's marketing monkeys.


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