Linked by Eugenia Loli on Wed 23rd Jan 2008 22:05 UTC, submitted by koki
BeOS & Derivatives The OpenJDK Porters Group approved by a unanimous vote the proposal submitted by the recently formed Haiku Java Team to port OpenJDK to Haiku. This makes Haiku the first OS platform to be sponsored by the Porters Group, and it means that the port is now officially part of the OpenJDK family of projects endorsed by Sun. The team already has a mailing list and a project home page; a mercurial repository is also on its way. Team lead Bryan Varner gives his latest update here on his blog.
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Can't wait to have haiku on my desktop
by sukru on Thu 24th Jan 2008 00:45 UTC
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Haiku is the only OS that seems exciting to watch for me. And if they keep this kind of progress, I guess it will not take much time before I can use it primarily.

Good work (to OSNews too, for bringing us these stories)!

Edited 2008-01-24 00:45 UTC

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