Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 21st Oct 2010 09:13 UTC
Mac OS X After the news that the new MacBook Airs do not ship with Flash pre-installed (which is news considering Flash has been part of Mac OS X for a very long time), we now have news that Apple is also taking what appears to be the first steps towards removing Apple's own Java runtime from Mac OS X.
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Disaster! No Less
by nicolaihenriksen on Thu 21st Oct 2010 11:45 UTC
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It would be a complete disaster if Mac did not come with Java included.

ALL banks where I live (Denmark) require you to run Java applets for the web banking to work. Also the digital signature rolled out nationwide requires Java applets.

It would be a huge blow for most people and probably a show-stopper, i.e. most people would simply not buy a Mac if they cannot do their banking stuff right away without hiring a consultant.

- Nicolai

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