Red Hat: We still love Java 6, even if Oracle doesn't

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Mar 8, 2013 12:29 PM EDT
The Register; By Neil McAllister
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Red Hat has announced that it is assuming the leadership of the OpenJDK 6 community, just days after Oracle issued what it said would be the final patch for version 6 of its commercial Java SE 6 Development Kit. Oracle posted JDK 6 Update 43 on Monday as an emergency patch for the latest in a series of severe vulnerabilities that have plagued the Java browser plugin. But although Oracle is already investigating other flaws, it said that this would be the last set of public fixes for Java SE 6.

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