[K12OSN] Wine, IE6 and Java
luis.montes at cox.net
Tue Feb 8 04:05:56 UTC 2005
Mark Cockrell wrote:
>> Why, in the name of God, would you ever run that
>>> insecure POS on a Linux system? Seriously. Just get Firefox
>>> working before
>>> someone hacks your system.
> Yeah, that's exactly the kind of "Microsoft is evil" stuff I was
> hoping to avoid.
All bashing aside, why would you use IE for a web-app that uses Java?
Does the app specifically require the MS jvm?
The MS jvm is a derivitave of the old 1.14 jvm from 7 years ago.
There have been huge leaps in java in that time, and most browsers on
Linux have supported newer virtual machines for several years.
It seems a little odd to emulate a browser to run an app that runs
bytecode in a virtual machine in protected memory.
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