Where to find the source of the closed-source browser plugin?

Phil Race philip.race at oracle.com
Sun Apr 14 01:23:34 UTC 2013

On 4/13/13 4:12 PM, Phil Race wrote:
> The source of the plugin has never been available in any form or under 
> any license.
> SFAIK I know we never even licensed it commercially.

To correct myself on the second statement, some platform vendors did 
have commercial licenses
to at least some parts of plugin, but I've no idea if that included 
Windows specific parts of it.

However the main point that the source wasn't generally available remains ..


> -phil.
> On 4/13/13 1:21 AM, Clemens Eisserer wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I am trying to hunt down some weird bug in the jar-file caching logic of
>> the closed-source java-plugin, however I wasn't successful in 
>> obtaining the
>> sources.
>> Of course I prefer icedtea-web, unfourtunatly it isn't installed on all
>> those windows machines ;)
>> If I remember correctly there were some special-licensed bundles 
>> available
>> before openjdk arrived, wonder what happend to these.
>> Thanks for any pointers...
>> - Clemens

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