quote:The release of Java 8, originally due in September this year, has been pushed back. The new version's headline featureProject Lambda, which brings anonymous functions to Javaisn't yet finished.
The reason for this delay is, in part, security. Over the past eight months, a large number of critical security flaws have been found and patched.
This has damaged Java's reputation, with Apple, for example, reacting by removing the Java plugin from from its Safari browser.
Yeahhhhh right!!!!! Do u guys actually believe this? Java 8 will have issues just like 6 and 7 and so on so on and so on.... Just do not trust Oracle since their business is mostly outsourced....Sorry to be so harsh, but thats the truth.
TH -- Triple Helix - Microsoft® MVP Consumer Security 2012/14 VIP Member Of ASAP - (Alliance of Security Analysis Professionals) Official Webroot SecureAnywhere (Prevx) Support Forum Helper. (H59 Clan)
I have disabled Java, some time ago, but I have had some problems in doing so...happily...in that I still won't turn it back on. I have a critical speed problem which is still not fixed. Do you have any idea how many testing sites there are for speed that run on Java!?!?!?