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I wouldn't nag them. It's not the most useful of apps, nowadays. We concentrated on browser applets, at the time, rather than command-line usage. Nowadays, Java is really the other way round.

And the language support is a bit lacking (1.0 doesn't support child classes, IIRC), and the libraries are rather dated, so I'm not sure how much use it would be for people wanting to learn Java.

But given Sun's Java is now GNU licensed, if Castle were willing to GNU license the Acorn Java code, it would be a sensible starting point for a new port. But I agree with others - the effort should be more usefully put elsewhere.

 is a RISC OS UserPiers on 27/09/07 10:33AM
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