Re: WebStart application with JavaHelp
On Nov 6, 12:54 pm, markspace <nos...@nowhere.com> wrote:
Andrew Thompson wrote:
On Nov 6, 3:13 am, markspace <nos...@nowhere.com> wrote:
Luc Van Bogaert wrote:
Just put your jh.jar file in
<jar href="jh.jar" />
That is one way to do it. JH can also be delivered
as webtart extensions. ...
Hmm, the OP has a Jar file, and that's what the <jar> element wants.
Whereas the <extension> tag takes a JNLP file.
Is there any advantage to using the <extension> that would warrant the
extra work of converting the existing jh.jar to use JNLP also? I'm not
really used to using JNLP files, so I don't know what kinds of
Factoring out Jar(s) from commonly used extensions
can have some advantages, especially where there
is more then one Jar.
- It means the extension can be used in multiple
JNLP files with just a single line for each (main)
- Extensions can have their own icons and license
- Each JNLP can have different levels of trust.
- Code in different extensions can have different
code signers. This is important if the binary is
supplied already signed, and the license dictates
that the Jar must be distributed 'unaltered'.
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