[Originally Posted 26-May-2004]

The Sun Java Desktop System should scare Microsoft… At least that’s what the San Jose Mercury News wants you to think.

However, it probably won’t. Linux.com just tried JDS Release 2 on four machines. And on all four of them it simply wouldn’t run…

From the article:

Four out of four computers agree: Sun Java Desktop System 2 doesn’t work on anything remotely resembling a modern machine.