[CentOS] ThinClients: Java Appletes and JavaScript

Todd Cary todd at aristesoftware.com
Wed Sep 21 17:34:51 UTC 2005

Mike -

I too have Java off for the same reasons (I had a virus inserted into my 
system do to Java), but with both Java and JavaScript off, then Userside 
enhanced Web based apps cannot run...correct?


Mike McCarty wrote:

> Todd Cary wrote:
>> Has there been any Blogs or other discussions about Java Applets vs 
>> JavaScript?  If appears (and I stress "appears") that JavaScript is 
>> getting the attention due to Googles use of AJAX and Java Applets do 
>> not have the same popularity.
>> The reason I ask is that I have contemplated trying my hand at some 
>> Applets for my client as well as using some inline Java in Web pages.
>> Any references are appreciated.....
> One thing to consider is that many (myself included) prohibit
> Java and JavaScript from being run on their machines. Java in
> particular is considered by many to be unsafe.
> Mike

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