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why j2se 5.0 not j2se 1.5  RSS feed

 
Greenhorn
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hello friends,

i am obliged if u tell me why why new j2se version named j2se 5.0,

but not extend the series by j2se 1.5 name.

thanks
 
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Just some marketing guy decided it needed a new name. No good reason.

They still call the developer's kit "jdk1.5".
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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