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Jigsaw as an applet?

From: Anselm Baird_Smith <abaird@www43.inria.fr>
Date: Mon, 30 Jun 1997 08:04:49 +0200 (MET DST)
Message-Id: <199706300604.IAA17717@www43.inria.fr>
To: Chris Hubick <hubick@defiant.synapse.med.ualberta.ca>
Cc: www-jigsaw@w3.org
Chris Hubick writes:
 > 	I need to know if it is possible to run Jigsaw as an applet.
 > 	I want to run it as an applet using something similar to a
 > modified MirrorDirectory as the root (I will be doing other things inside
 > this resource besides just proxying, such as converting XML->HTML, and
 > updating another applet which displays a dynamic document hierarchy based
 > on XML tags).  I want to run it in one small frame while proxying
 > documents through it for another larger frame.
 > 	I currently am working with my own hacked together http classes,
 > and would naturally like to use Jigsaw instead.  I am not sure how tied
 > Jigsaw is to the filesystem, and if I can use it's httpd, or just the
 > lower level classes.  Am I barking up the wrong tree?

I guess you know about the possible secvurity problems. This apart,
Jigsaw should be runnnable within an applet. The applet itself would
have to call the httpd main methods to initialize the server, etc.

Hopefully, if you use it just for that, you shouldn't have to ship too
many classes out to have the server run.

Received on Monday, 30 June 1997 02:04:57 UTC

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