New Java Plugin in Mozilla 3.0 and 90.000 lines of code were removed...

During yesterdays Java Kernel session, someone asked me why the new Java Plugin isn't available for Firefox 2, only 3+. The answer was surprising: the plugin was completely rewritten - together with mozilla guys.
...this allowed the removal of about 90.000 LoC. So Firefox 3.0 became leaner and the Java integration more seamless and robust.



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Comments:

Ah, but does it work on anything other than Windows?

Posted by Curious User on May 07, 2008 at 09:33 PM CEST #

Linux should work - and no comments about Apple :-)

Posted by Adam Bien on May 07, 2008 at 09:53 PM CEST #

I'm running the new plugin on both my Linux boxes. There are a couple of wrinkles, but over all very nice!

Posted by James Stansell on May 07, 2008 at 10:18 PM CEST #

Yes, but is there a 64bit plugin, and does it work?

Posted by bob weiler on May 08, 2008 at 01:50 AM CEST #

@bob
you need >4GB for an applet? ;-)

Posted by mbien on May 08, 2008 at 05:48 AM CEST #

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