Bundled app launcher changes

Mike Swingler swingler at apple.com
Fri Feb 10 17:04:23 PST 2012

On Feb 10, 2012, at 4:55 PM, Greg Brown wrote:

>>  c) there will be no official JRE bundle on Mac
> Not true. The user may have installed the Java plugin, which will provide a shared JRE.

I don't think we want applications distributed by developers to depend on this though - it is simply a logical necessity of using this Mach-o launcher stub as the same binary that stub WebStart .app bundles will use, right?

It would be...unfortunate...if an end user were confronted with a dialog demanding that they install a web plug-in just to launch an app they downloaded.

Mike Swingler
Apple Inc.

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