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Re: Mozilla/Flash/Java



On Thu, Nov 06, 2003 at 12:31:46PM -0800, Don wrote:
> What I'm getting at is, why isn't that automated?
> 
> When I go to the shock download page, I click on the "shock installer" and
> it gets installed.. and it works, I don't have to do anything else.
> 
> When I get the JRE from SUN I have to download it, find the "instructions",
> read the instructions, understand the instructions, set up a symlink in some
> obscure directory etc...
> 
> I mean I guess it's fun... but I don't understand why it's such a manual
> process.

Some time ago this was the only way to get Java due to
licensing. Recently (well, it more on the scale of months) Dag put it
into his repo since the license was changed. Get also mozilla-j2re
from Dag, while you're at it.

> > From: fedora-test-list-admin redhat com
> > [mailto:fedora-test-list-admin redhat com]On Behalf Of Elton Woo
> > Sent: Thursday, November 06, 2003 7:25 AM
> > To: fedora-test-list redhat com
> > Subject: Re: Mozilla/Flash/Java
> >
> >
> > On November 6, 2003 02:04 pm, Don , <Don <dnrlinux san rr com>> wrote:
> > > I understand the JRE is not "open" so is not included with Fedora, but
> > > shouldn't "get the plugin" work properly?
> >
> > You have to install the plugin according to the installation instructions
> > for java, which are _provided for you_ when you go to download it.
> >
> > cheers,
> >
> > Elton ;-)
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> 
> 

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