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Re: java again really



--- Nigel Henry <cave dnb tiscali fr> wrote:

> On Thursday 03 January 2008 22:24, Andrew Overholt
> wrote:
> > I've tried to help folks out on getting websites
> that require Java to work.
> >
> > > Pre F8 there is no chance without Sun's JRE. On
> F8 the icedtea browser
> > > plugin partially works. I say this because if
> you look at the link below,
> > > the jigsaw applets won't load. If you go to the
> bottom of the page, click
> > > on Site Map, then under the "Help Pages"
> Troubleshooting, then someway
> > > down the troubleshooting page, click on "bubble
> simulation". The bubble
> > > simulation runs, but each bubble is followed by
> thick black lines, so
> > > something is not working as it should. With
> Sun's JRE installed, and
> > > making sure to remove the icedtea browser plugin
> (as it still shows up in
> > > Firefox's about:plugins, and wants to take
> precedence in trying to load
> > > applets from websites (much as Totem tries to do
> with trying to play
> > > stuff that it can't play)) the bubble simulation
> now works as expected,
> > > and the jigsaw applets load ok.
> Please file bugs like this so that the IcedTea
> people can see them.
> 
> Andrew
> 
> See bugreport below.
> 
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=427452
> 
> Personally I don't see any fixes arriving soon, but
> you never know.
> 
> Nigel.
> 
> -- 

Nigel,

You have done your part and now you have put the ball
back into their court :)

BTW, I have visited your recommended site, and it
hangs.  I get the message:

Oops,the puzzle has failed to start in a reasonable
time.
This could happen if your are no longer connected to
the internet or your computer has problems displaying
Java applets.

Which then takes me to a FAQ page:

http://www.jigzone.com/faq/help

I had sun's java on fedora 7 and loading the bubbles
takes the CPU to 99-100% so it fares no much better
using Sun as Fedora's IcedTea does not run, protecting
your CPU from going to 99-100% which is a good deal in
some way.  Other than crashing of course.


Regards,

Antonio 


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