Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 10th Aug 2006 16:28 UTC, submitted by Mark Wielaard
Java This is the first release that has a full graphics 2D implemenation based on Cairo enabled by default. This enables the use of applications like JEdit, FlickrBackup and JFreeChart out of the box. See Screenshots of CairoGraphics2D in action. Also new in this release is the inclusion of an applet viewer and plugin that can be embedded in webbrowsers or other applications. It works on any platform supported by the various runtimes based on GNU Classpath, including 64 bit architectures. Lots more improvements, like better gnome integration, are mentioned in the release announcement.
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fretinator
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2005-07-06

Nobody I know is going to risk enterprise class system on Classpath

Perhaps, but it is worth noting that projects such as Eclipse, Open-Office (for the Base component), JEdit and others do quite well using GCJ. What if project Harmony, which backing from industry heavyweights such as IBM did even better? Also, you're assuming that the OSS philosophy won't gain traction in the Enterprise world. I'm not sure you're correct.

Or maybe it's just my version of FUD so I can get a OSS plugin to work in Firefox!

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