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0.0.16a_02[1] is a version of Java Edition Classic released on June 7, 2009,[2] at 18:41 UTC.[3]

0.0.16a_02 was reuploaded for the first time at 10:27 UTC on June 8, 2009, to do some testing.[4] This version had a bug with an unavailable input stream from minecraft.jar.[5]

0.0.16a_02 was soon reuploaded for the second time at 10:36 UTC to fix the unavailable input stream bug, but this fix was not successful.[6]

0.0.16a_02 was reuploaded for the final time at 10:47 UTC[7] to fix a bug with an unavailable input stream from the minecraft.jar file.[8]



4 bugs fixed
  • Fixed a connection problem.
  • Partially fixed /banip.
  • Fixed flickering on the login screen.[10]
  • Fixed being able to spawn mobs in multiplayer.[11]


Reuploads 1 and 2

  • Unavailable input stream from minecraft.jar.[12]
    • This bug was fixed by reupload 3.



  1. "Minecraft - Lava Flood of Doooooom" – FoxBlitzz on YouTube, June 9, 2009
  2. "Minecraft (alpha)" by FishyBoy – TIG Forums, June 8, 2009. "Played some multiplayer on C418's server. Great fun. Also: Gentlemen, behold!"
  3. Testvan's IRC logs: "[12:41] <@Notch> do you get a nice "the server is full" message on the site now?" (18:41 UTC)
  4. Rotab's IRC logs: "(12:26:10) <@Notch> if anyone is available, I need some more mp testing done. =)" [...] "* Notch changes topic to: http://www.minecraft.net/ | mp test at http://www.minecraft.net/mptest.jsp" (June 8, 2009, 10:26 UTC)
  5. Rotab's IRC logs: "(12:27:52) <@pyl> inable to get input stream for minecraft.jar" (June 8, 2009, 10:27 UTC)
  6. Rotab's IRC logs: "(12:33:34) <KiT_> failed to connect. mp test over? [...] (12:33:58) <@Notch> hold, fixing a bug.. [...] server's up" (June 8, 2009, 10:33 to 10:36 UTC)
  7. .jar file has a compilation time of 12:47 UTC+2.
  8. Rotab's IRC logs: "(12:41:25) <@pyl> still unable to get input stream for minecraft.jar, giving up" [...] "(12:47:43) <@Notch> restarting server, I think I got the bug now" (June 8, 2009, 10:41 to 10:47 UTC)
  9. "Multiplayer: released!" – The Word of Notch, June 8, 2009
  10. Testvan's IRC logs: "[12:10] <Empty> Notch when I log in the "Today's message screen" flickers." [...] "[12:11] <@Notch> i shall make fix" (June 7, 2009, 18:10 UTC)
  11. Testvan's IRC logs: "[12:12] <Empty> I wonder can other people see the mobs I spawn" [...] "[12:14] <IDTL> Spawning mobs should probably be disabled on multiplayer" (June 7, 2009, 18:12 UTC)
  12. Rotab's IRC logs: "(12:41:25) <@pyl> still unable to get input stream for minecraft.jar, giving up" (June 8, 2009, 10:41 UTC)