Re: best bet for Java in a web browser with sarge?
From: Roberto C. Sanchez (roberto_at_familiasanchez.net)
Date: Fri, 12 Aug 2005 13:44:47 -0400 To: scott <firstname.lastname@example.org>
On Fri, Aug 12, 2005 at 01:01:26PM -0400, scott wrote:
> I don't know which Java to try to install so the web browser's
> can use java enriched webpages. I saw a lot of posts to message
> boards about a blackdown JRE, but I would like to use something native
> to the sarge distribution. Could Sable or Kaffe be used for
> konqueror and Mozilla?
Yes. However, many Java applets are (unfortunately) written to take
advantage of features in the Sun or other proprietary JREs that are not
yet implemetned in the free Java tools. If you are shooting for maximum
compatibility I would recommend that you download the Sun JRE and use
java-package to create a Debian package you can intstall natively.
-- Roberto C. Sanchez http://familiasanchez.net/~roberto
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