OpenJDK and the new plugin

Joseph D. Darcy Joe.Darcy at Sun.COM
Mon Jun 8 13:02:15 PDT 2009

Mark Wielaard wrote:
> Hi Joe,
> On Sat, 2009-01-17 at 04:03 +0000, Andrew John Hughes wrote:
>> 2009/1/17 Joseph D. Darcy <Joe.Darcy at>:
>>> I'm happy to announce that within the next few months as part of OpenJDK, we
>>> are Sun are committed to open sourcing our Java Web Start implementation and
>>> the new plug-in implementation for NPAPI capable browsers; those browsers
>>> including Firefox 3, amongst others.
>> Woo! Great news!
> This is indeed really great!
> It has been a few months now. Is there already a roadmap for how and
> when the code will enter the repositories? Will it go into jdk6 first,
> or will it go through jdk7. Will it be part of the M4 milestone that has
> all the other 6u10 backported features?
> Thanks,
> Mark

Hello Mark.

Since that posting, circumstances have changed and unfortunately there 
is no specific time line to share for the webstart and new plug-in code 
being available under open source.


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