EJP wrote:Indeed. One has to review what one is really proving. In this case: you can apparently boot javaws of JRE 5 with JRE 7, but not the one of JRE 6. Its cute trivia, but utterly meaningless in any way. I do believe the problem was with a very odd way to employ certification, not with booting up webstart.
All these experiments are pointless. Nobody ever intended that parts of a JRE would would with parts of a different version. Don't pursue this line of enquiry.