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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Without java and flash, whats next?
by tecepeipe on Thu 21st Oct 2010 12:29 UTC
tecepeipe
Member since:
2005-07-07

What is the next step to remove from mac os? X11????

Shame on you apple!!!

10.6.4 it will look like the best version among others..

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Would be OS XI 11.x
by pica on Thu 21st Oct 2010 13:06 in reply to "Without java and flash, whats next?"
pica Member since:
2005-07-10

as far as I know the X in OS X is the roman glyph for 10.

pica

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MacMan Member since:
2006-11-19

What is the next step to remove from mac os? X11????


Huh???


OSX does NOT ship with X11 pre-installed. X11 is installed via a package that you can get off either the developer disk, or internet (X.org).

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TheGZeus Member since:
2010-05-19

Actually, it's been part of the base system since Leopard.
It was an external package in Tiger and prior, though.

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TechGeek Member since:
2006-01-14

Actually X11 is installed by default now. So yes, it is included. And it wouldn't surprise me at all for them to remove it. Apple sucks that way.

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