[geeks] DST change costs
Robert Brooke Gravitt
gravitt at gmail.com
Mon Jan 22 07:23:16 CST 2007
On Jan 22, 2007, at 2:26 AM, Doug McLaren wrote:
> Don't forget that not only your OS needs updating -- in general java
> includes it's own timezone information rather than getting it from the
> OS, so your JVMs will need updating as well.
> Either way, I'll bet the overall costs of this change ARE substantial.
You bet. Every app these days ( think so-called "Enterprise"
software & stuff for vertical markets (POS, inventory, etc) have a
JRE embedded & need a patch. Hell, for WebSphere alone we have 100+
AIX & HP-UX boxes to patch. Once for the OS, once for WebSphere... etc.
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