GNU Java vs. Sun Java: What's the difference, what is better?

Duncan Lithgow duncan at
Fri Dec 22 21:13:16 UTC 2006

On Fri, 2006-12-22 at 21:01 +0200, Dotan Cohen wrote:
> What are the differences between the GNU and Sun Javas? I know that
> Sun invented Java and that it was just made open source. But what I
> need to know are what are the differences from a user's perspective?
If they both work you shouldn't notice any difference. It would of
course be GNU politically better to use the GNU version until Sun is
finished making Java open source. I don't think they're finished with
that process yet.


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