[rfc][icedtea-web] bringing applets out of browser (part2)

Jiri Vanek jvanek at redhat.com
Thu Dec 11 16:12:36 UTC 2014

On 12/09/2014 03:04 PM, Jiri Vanek wrote:
> This is first implementation of -html.

rolling on...
> Well more easy then expected, but not working as expected... So this is moreover preview and work is
> still in progess (any hint to current impl welcomed!)
> Well it do what its description says. The param is html page, it finds an applet on it, and then
> lunch it... So some shortcut to already implemented shortcut, but it was not intended to be.
> TRight now it have many flaws:
>         1) generate jnlp instead of runn directly plugin bridge
>             cannot (sometimes)load html resource, beause it is actually on /tmp
>         2) plugin.jar should be on javaws classpath too:(
     This will probably become a must, but worka aroundable as not-mandatory "depndence"
>         3) too often needs -nosecurity
    Fixed too, but on contrarry, some of my testing aplets (eg jogam one) do not have acces to 
classes like String...  Hmm.. Investigation in progress.
> 1) really should be fixed asap (by me, during this changeset) othewrwise it looses sense
> 2) those is dont know right now, many appelts needs JSObject, but having it, any runs, but more of
> them fails in runtime later. So it is really question whether to burden javaws with plugin.jar or
> work differently
> 3) this s "I dont understan now: because it is doing the same as generated jnlp shortct from
> previous patch (yes this one is on to of it) . Jnlp shortcut works, but this /tmp one dont... Anyway
> must be fixed in this changeset or later too.

The patch is much smaller then it loosk. Most changes are only refactroings, which make some part of 
logic accessible. Also I have to revisit them, becasue Ithink after I finally made tit work, half of 
them is no longer needed.


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