java.exe not found in jre 1.1.x???

sorry to be so dense, but i cannot understand why java.exe is not found in jre 1.1.x ??? i have a java application that is called by "java <filename>".. but, there is no java.exe in jre 1.1.x..

can someone please give me a brief history on the versions of java? and in what earlies version can java.exe be found?

another thing, is jre included in windows 2000?

thanks!

happymaeAsked:
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objectsConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Have a look for jre.exe. Pre-1.2 there were two JVM's, jre.exe and java.exe, with jre intended for end users, and java intended for developers. So java.exe was only included with the JDK.
From 1.2 on, it was decided that only one was needed and jre was dropped, and java.exe was distribute to both developers and end-users.

(I believe) Windows 2000 comes with Microsoft JVM jview.exe.


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happymaeAuthor Commented:
now i got it..
thanks!
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objectsCommented:
Thanks for the points :)
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