[rfc][icedtea-web] bringing applets out of browser (part1)

Jie Kang jkang at redhat.com
Mon Dec 8 18:58:34 UTC 2014

----- Original Message -----
> not done - remembering of values from AccessWarningPane and -html switch (all
> will go as another
> changesets)
> not tested - create always setting (without asking user)
> in next iteration - localization of messages
> Ufghh.. this is tought one. It is adding possibility to create desktop/menu
> shortcut which leads to
> appelt directly, not via browser. To do so, many tweeks to previous patch
> were needed)
> long stroy short:
> set .config/icedtea-web/deployment.properties
>   deployment.javaws.shortcut=ASK_USER
> and run some appelt in browser
> Get scared by new desktop shortcut dialogue (there is a lot of explaining
> tooltips!)
> And then prize be the light!
> disclaimer - although I have tested pretty hard, I doubt I have covered all
> cornercases of jnlp
> generation. Whatever will be found, I will try to fix now or in another
> chnagesets...
> Also note, that appelts using javascript or some long-into-bank applets will
> probably never work out
> of browser... But still, majority of applets *will* work. And those old
> simple applets are target
> audience of this patch.
> J.
> ps: I'm going to speak about this on defconf on start of february, and I'm on
> vacation 20.12-20.1 so
> if "anybody"  (sorry Jie :) ) can look over it...I will really appreciate:(
> Sorry for late patch...


I just wanted to let you know I've started reviewing and testing, however the patch is quite large so it will take me some time.



Jie Kang

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