Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 2nd Mar 2008 01:28 UTC, submitted by Hakime
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RE: remember Java...
by openwookie on Mon 3rd Mar 2008 19:47 UTC in reply to "remember Java..."
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Java is a bit different since it's up to the vendor (Apple) to port Java to OS X. Ruby on the other hand has work well on OS X for quite some time before Apple was even interested in it, and like other OSS software is available through MacPorts.

Java may be available in a similar manner in the future now that Sun has relaxed the distribution restrictions (which were brutal in the past, at least when compared with OSS software).

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