Re: Java and HTML and well known socket numbers

Kevin J. Dyer (kjd4951@aries1.draper.com)
Tue, 04 Jun 1996 08:01:26 -0400


Date: Tue, 04 Jun 1996 08:01:26 -0400
From: "Kevin J. Dyer" <kjd4951@aries1.draper.com>
Subject: Re: Java and HTML and well known socket numbers
In-Reply-To: MegaZone <megazone@livingston.com>
To: MegaZone <megazone@livingston.com>, Russell Holt <holtrf@destinyusa.com>,
Message-Id: <9606040801.ZM22233@aries1.draper.com>

On Jun 3, 11:29pm, MegaZone wrote:
> Subject: Re: Java and HTML and well known socket numbers
[snip]...
> >Question- is it possible for a java applet to begin execution during
> >download? That's a browser issue though.
>
> Well, maybe, but I think it would be tricky to start running a binary
> before the rest is there.
>
> -MZ
> --
>-- End of excerpt from MegaZone

On the applet download topic.  Execution of a downloading applet could occur if
the structure of executable was similar to the overlayed programs of the IBM
and CDC mainframes.  Each segment would have to have a checksum header and it
would probably require a new class of Java app, but the concept of starting a
program as the rest of the program is still being read off of a tape, or an
inbound data stream is not new.

					Any comments?

							Kevin
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