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Message 61 of 67 (861834)
08-27-2019 5:02 PM
Reply to: Message 59 by Percy
08-19-2019 12:38 PM

Re: Changes Are Already Having an Impact
One obvious concern is how long old versions of Java will continue to work. If the deed registry changes their software they can currently produce Java 8 update 201, but will they still be able to produce that release in, say, 2022? Will they be required to purchase a license or change to something other than Java? What if I need to use other software that uses update 211. I'll have to install it, but then switch back to update 201 the next time I need to look up a deed. ...

I use Oracle's Virtual Box to have a Windoze XP computer inside my windoze 10 computer. This allows me to run an old software program in Windoze XP. I just boot up the Virtual Box to use the software, and use the W10 for everything else.

You could set up a similar box for Java 201.


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