Flash -vs- Applets

Bryan Sant bryan.sant at gmail.com
Wed Nov 15 23:50:00 MST 2006


On 11/15/06, Ross Werner <rosswerner at gmail.com> wrote:
> I just loaded a page (in Firefox) with a relatively simple Java applet--it
> pegged my CPU at 100% for several minutes, froze the browser, and still
> failed to successfully load the applet. I had to killall firefox-bin.
> That's why I hate Java applets. An applet should *not* cause my browser to
> crash, even if it's a malicious applet, first of all (which this wasn't).
> Second, they should download quickly and open quickly. Preferably with
> some sort of notification of how far along they are, like most Flash does.

Could you send the URL of that applet?



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