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What does the announced deprecation of Java from Mac OS X mean for the future of Java on Mac platforms?

Apple is intentionally closing its future operating systems to Java
22% (75 votes)
Java will still run on future Mac OS's, but third parties will have to provide it
41% (139 votes)
It presents a great opportunity for the OpenJDK
20% (67 votes)
Who cares about Java on Macs?
10% (34 votes)
Other
2% (7 votes)
I don't know
5% (17 votes)
Total votes: 339

Comments

I actually like to vote for

I actually like to vote for both "Java will still run on future Mac OS's, but third parties will have to provide it" and "It presents a great opportunity for the OpenJDK" but will stick with "third parties".

You can sign

You can sign at
http://www.petitionspot.com/petitions/macjdk
the petition, that Apple spends its changes to OpenJDK.

The petition-text:
Contribute the Apple JDK source to OpenJDK
Apple has recently announced that it would prefer if someone else were to continue the development of the JDK for Mac OS X. As Apple's own JDK is mature and well-integrated, we would love to see Apple contributing the source code of the existing JDK for Mac OS X to the OpenJDK BSD Port project (http://openjdk.java.net/projects/bsd-port).