Sun vs MS Java

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by Gus K, Nov 20, 2002.

  1. Gus K

    Gus K NTFS abuser

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    As most have done I installed Sun's Java, when XP decided not to. Since SP1 now includes MS's is there a good reason to not stay with Sun?
     
  2. Hipster Doofus

    Hipster Doofus Good grief Charlie Brown

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    I downloaded sun's yesterday because I'm using Mozilla now. After it installed & I go to a page that needs it my clock (not windows) now flickers in time with the page. :eek: Thankfully I don't go there very often.
     
  3. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

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    I have found the MS JVM to be faster than the Sun JVM (ironically)

    I have both installed, since I use the Sun one for Mozilla, my primary browser.
     
  4. Gus K

    Gus K NTFS abuser

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    Thanks for the feedback.
     
  5. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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    Microsofts own java will run more efficiently because it will be optimised more towards windows, where-as sun's java package will run just that bit slower.
    I find they both do the job in the end tho, and thats all that really matters :D
     
  6. Henyman

    Henyman Secret Goat Fetish Political User

    i use microsoft's cus it's never gone wrong 2 make me look 4 an alternintive:p