Will Webstart be integrated in OpenJDK?

Onno Kluyt Onno.Kluyt at Sun.COM
Thu Sep 11 14:18:31 UTC 2008

We have not yet decided on a specific plan regarding open sourcing of  
the plugin and webstart code. We may eventually add this to OpenJDK  
but it is certainly not imminent.


On Sep 11, 2008, at 4:46 AM, Clemens Eisserer wrote:

> Hello,
>> I think OpenJDK is anything but dead
> As Dalibor already mentioned I was talking about
> jdk-collaboration.dev.java.net, not OpenJDK.
> JDK-collboration is basically dead, almost no-one uses it anymore and
> also Sun devs seem to ignore whats happening there.
> Yes, I know the webstart implementation integrated in IcedTea.
> However I've heard some rumors that it shouldn't take long until we
> see Sun's implementation open-sourced, so I don't want to work on code
> that will be replaced sooner or later.
> Furthermore I have already written some specific patches for Sun's
> implementation and well, nothing important just a few clean-ups - but
> as it seems at jdk-collaboration no one is watching at all.
> lg Clemens

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