[kaffe] Re: [Gcjwebplugin-devel] Re: NSAPI/ OJI/ Applet plugin

Thomas Fitzsimmons fitzsim at redhat.com
Wed Mar 8 09:03:03 PST 2006


On Mon, 2006-03-06 at 18:46 +0100, Philippe Laporte wrote:

> >>- Why is the security not finished? No one seriously using this plugin 
> >>yet? Why not?


> Do you have a schedule/roadmap/timeline for this to be completed?

Here is the tracking PR for GNU Classpath's security implementation:


Gary Benson is currently writing a test suite for class library
SecurityManager calls and adding these calls where necessary:


but this is only one of the tasks blocking PR 13603.

With a concerted effort I believe we could have gcjwebplugin ready for
beta testing in six months.


> What are these really missing features and how essential are they?

The main missing feature in gcjwebplugin is support for signed jars.
Like security, we're missing infrastructure in this area but Casey
Marshall is actively filling it in.  I don't have a timeline for this


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