[General] Re Batik/Rhino hangs on Chrome on a Mac

Philip Weaver philmaker at gmail.com
Wed Jan 6 09:50:34 CET 2010

Also, Google Chrome Frame to run Lively in IE.



On Tue, Jan 5, 2010 at 12:10 AM, Dan Ingalls <Dan.Ingalls at sun.com> wrote:

> >
> >I like this investigation, and I'm learning things here. But I don't see
> the point of running LK in an applet.
> The one, the only reason to my thinking, is to get LK running in Internet
> Explorer.
> If we had a practical (this is not yet) version of LK running in Internet
> Explorer
> (and other places like Opera, etc),
> we would have a much better story for real adoption.
> What Peter has done is great, and it would be wonderful to be able to show
> all
> the LK demos in IE.  More to the point, people could then start publishing
> real web content in LK knowing that everyone could see it.
> There are a couple of other paths to this same goal.
> One is the Renesis SVG plugin that runs in IE.  We got that *almost*
> working a year
> ago, but there are difficulties with JavaScript compatibility as well.
> In my opinion, the most promising approach at this point is to use Google's
> O3D
> plugin with the canvas version of LK.  This has the sterling side-effect of
> bringing
> along the V8 JS engine as well.  It also has the enticing side-effect of
> leaving
> real 3-D just a few function calls away, once it is running.
> Anyone feel like trying this?  I feel bad that I haven't already, but I'm
> distracted right now.
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