JEP proposed to target JDK 17: 398: Deprecate the Applet API for Removal
Rony G. Flatscher
Rony.Flatscher at wu.ac.at
Thu Mar 25 17:16:49 UTC 2021
If the Applet API gets removed from the OpenJDK, then there will be no reason and possibility in the
future to (re-)add a Java plugin to browsers anymore.
Also, it might be interesting to consider adding Applet API support to the JavaFX WebView (in
essence a web browser) where the Applet API could still be applied. Something maybe like
On 16.03.2021 19:37, mark.reinhold at oracle.com wrote:
> The following JEP is proposed to target JDK 17:
> 398: Deprecate the Applet API for Removal
> Summary: Deprecate the Applet API for removal. It is essentially
> irrelevant since all web-browser vendors have either removed support
> for Java browser plug-ins or announced plans to do so.
> Feedback on this proposal from JDK Project Committers and Reviewers 
> is more than welcome, as are reasoned objections. If no such objections
> are raised by 23:59 UTC on Tuesday, 23 March, or if they’re raised and
> then satisfactorily answered, then per the JEP 2.0 process proposal 
> I’ll target this JEP to JDK 17.
> - Mark
>  https://openjdk.java.net/census#jdk
>  https://cr.openjdk.java.net/~mr/jep/jep-2.0-02.html
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