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Re: Java and HTML and well known socket numbers

From: Darren New <dnew@yuan.fv.com>
Date: Tue, 4 Jun 1996 09:37:57 -0700 (PDT)
To: Matthew James Marnell <marnellm@portia.portia.com>
Cc: MegaZone <megazone@livingston.com>, Russell Holt <holtrf@destinyusa.com>, www-html@w3.org, www-talk@w3.org
Message-Id: <Pine.LNX.3.93.960604093637.190A-100000@yuan.fv.com>
> back, why send one back?  Why send a whole big bloody applet back
> when you can use any number of protocols to talk back and forth.

Well, if you're running a public server, users might want to upload Java
applets to be run when forms are filled out, for example. (I.e., I might
want to replace insecure CGI scripts with "secure" Java applets, so I
don't need to hand-check all user scripts for security purposes.)

 Darren New / Dir. of Custom Software Design / First Virtual Holdings Inc.
  http://www.fv.com or info@fv.com  -=|=-  PGP Key: ftp://ftp.fv.com/pub/fv
Received on Tuesday, 4 June 1996 12:45:42 UTC

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