Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 22nd Oct 2007 21:23 UTC
Java Sun's starting to phase out mobile Java that's been the standard on cellphones and other small devices in favor of their standard edition, which are made for PCs everywhere. Sun VP James Gosling's reasoning for shifting everyone over to Java Standard Edition is because 'cellphones and TV set-top boxes are growing up', meaning they're getting enough processing power to handle all the demands of full-featured Java.
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RE: Why different version afterall
by Matzon on Tue 23rd Oct 2007 04:59 UTC in reply to "Why different version afterall"
Matzon
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I like the fact that there is a jre and then different sdks. The J2EE package contains a lot of stuff that is irrelevant for J2SE.
The reason why .net doesn't even have a EE edition, is because they don't have anything enterprisey ;)
The sheer number of enterprise solutions and packages (3rd party, jsr's etc.) is waaaaay higher and more advanced than .net. Not becuase .net is necessarily inferior, but simply because of java dominating in this marketspace (unlike desktop).

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