On 2013-10-10 15:27, Dave Howorth wrote:
> Carlos E. R. wrote:


>> There are no security issues, never had, to my knowledge.

>
> I don't see a smiley, so have you been living under a rock? There was a
> major brouhaha at the beginning of the year, and there are frequently
> security issues. Just google 'java security' or start here:


Ok, correction: "there have been no untreated security issues", meaning,
that AFAIK, all have been patched. Meaning that all Java providers patch
their code, that it is not true that JRE is unsafer than others. Ie, it
was in response to this sentence:

«There were security issues with Oracle java and it was recommended to
uninstall it.»

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Cheers / Saludos,

Carlos E. R.
(from 11.4, with Evergreen, x86_64 "Celadon" (Minas Tirith))