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Java 1.4.1 Final... Soon

An implementation of Java 1.4 has been rumored since Feb 2002. Java 1.4.1 Developer Preview was released by Apple in October, 2002 and has subsequently been updated to DP10.

Rumors pegged the final implementation of Java 1.4.1 to be released with Mac OS X 10.2.4, but was delayed for unknown reasons.

The most recent information, coming from an SIGCSE 2003 attendant suggests that Apple will be releasing Java 1.4.1 on March 3rd, 2003, implementing improvements in garbage collection and performance.