Will Webstart be integrated in OpenJDK?

Mark Thornton mthornton at optrak.co.uk
Thu Sep 11 15:34:21 UTC 2008

Geir Magnusson Jr. wrote:
> On Sep 11, 2008, at 10:37 AM, Frans Thamura wrote:
>> On Thu, Sep 11, 2008 at 9:18 PM, Onno Kluyt <Onno.Kluyt at sun.com> wrote:
>>> 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.
>> the ads said that 100% OpenSource..
> To be fair, I don't think they are part of the JDK, are they?
> geir
Given that the JRE is part of the JDK and the plugins and Webstart have 
been installed with the JRE for many years (from the very beginning in 
the case of plugins), I think it is hard to separate them in practical 

Mark Thornton

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