portability, java and Apple

Philippe Marschall philippe.marschall at gmail.com
Thu Jan 26 20:34:47 UTC 2006

2006/1/26, tim Rowledge <tim at rowledge.org>:
> Spotted a note on wired.com about the powerPC-intel transition;
> "Java-based applications compiled for PowerPC chips are broken, such
> as file-sharing client LimeWire; and so are any appli..."
> Um, pardon me but wasn't java supposed to be portable? Yes, I
> understand that this is at least partly to do with the JNI nonsense
> but really - does no one ever learn?

So they need to be recompiled like squeak plugins?

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