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From jude <flexcapaci...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: AW: Updating the Website with the new ASF logo?
Date Fri, 29 Jan 2016 11:22:19 GMT
not really.. one of the news media outlets that reported about the Java
plugin being removed said in the first line of their article, "Now that
Chrome, Firefox, Edge & Safari don't support plug-ins anymore...". the
article later made a clarification.

all browsers support plugins. and almost all of them have their own plugins
running including Apple, Google, Microsoft, and Mozilla.

I don't know if this image will come through but they all use plugins, and
some or all are making new controversial plugins
for DRM content. i don't know but i think they might have been trying to
intentionally get rid of plugins not just for traditional reasons but
possibly for advertising and possibly to control online video piracy / DRM.
read the article above. mozilla is actually against one of their own
plugins (linked above) but included it anyway.


On Fri, Jan 29, 2016 at 1:31 AM, OK <OKrueger@edscha.com> wrote:

> > did anybody notice that Flex was specifically called out in the
> press-release as "best in class software
> > project"?
> If best-in-class means "browser/plug-in based", "RichClient" or call it
> whatever it seems that Flash is the only one that survive.
> Silverlight is dead with Microsoft Edge and Oracle announced this week,
> that
> they will remove
> the Java browser plugin from future JDK/JRE versions.
> https://blogs.oracle.com/java-platform-group/entry/moving_to_a_plugin_free
> Olaf
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