As The Sun BabelFish Blog puts it:
Java developers on OSX are upset at Apple's silence as to its intentions with respect to the release of Java 6. There used to be a developer preview available, which was pulled recently with no indication as to when a replacement would be available.They started an open petition to get Apple to realize how important the Java platform is for Mac users. So here is my vote:
13949712720901ForOSXNow make sure to vote yourself.