Haven't seen too much comment on this.
Apparently, the US Dept of Homeland Security has recommended that users of Java disable it, due to security concerns.
This is quite a statement to make.
Would be quite interested to know how the Revenue (ROS) Offline application is going to work.
Emergency patch for Java fails to fix cybercrime holes, warn experts - Technology, Business - Independent.ie
U.S. says Java still risky, even after security update | Reuters