JEP proposed to target JDK 17: 398: Deprecate the Applet API for Removal
ebresie at gmail.com
Sat Mar 27 11:44:38 UTC 2021
Are there plans to fork off to an open project with something similar to what was done with Java Webstart?
Ebresie at gmail.com (mailto:Ebresie at gmail.com)
> On March 26, 2021 at 11:46:09 AM CDT, Volker Simonis <volker.simonis at gmail.com (mailto:volker.simonis at gmail.com)> wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 26, 2021 at 5:15 PM <mark.reinhold at oracle.com (mailto:mark.reinhold at oracle.com)> wrote:
> > 2021/3/16 11:37:44 -0700, mark.reinhold at oracle.com (mailto:mark.reinhold at oracle.com):
> > > The following JEP is proposed to target JDK 17:
> > >
> > > 398: Deprecate the Applet API for Removal
> > > https://openjdk.java.net/jeps/398
> > >
> > > Summary: Deprecate the Applet API for removal. It is essentially
> > > irrelevant since all web-browser vendors have either removed support
> > > for Java browser plug-ins or announced plans to do so.
> > >
> > > Feedback on this proposal from JDK Project Committers and Reviewers 
> > > is more than welcome, as are reasoned objections. If no such objections
> > > are raised by 23:59 UTC on Tuesday, 23 March, or if they’re raised and
> > > then satisfactorily answered, then per the JEP 2.0 process proposal 
> > > I’ll target this JEP to JDK 17.
> > Hearing no objections, I’ve targeted this JEP to JDK 17.
> This might require an update of "JSR 56: Java Network Launching
> Protocol and API"  but this is probably not something that needs to
> be handled in the OpenJDK project.
>  https://jcp.org/en/jsr/detail?id=56
> > - Mark
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