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Is JRE plugin the same as the JRE??

Sajee Joseph
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Joined: Jan 17, 2001
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Hi everybody,
I'd like to know whether the JRE pluginn that we indtall for browsers , the same as the JRE. When i say same, im referreing to the same features and same size
...regards
...saj
Nathan Pruett
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Joined: Oct 18, 2000
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Yes, I believe so... basically all the plugin does ( I think ) is tell the browser, "When you run into a Java program ( defined in an object tag, so the browser will run it with a plugin ), use this program ( the Sun JRE ) to run it instead of this one ( the browser JVM )." I think that the JRE that actually runs the Java program is the same on that is distributed as the JRE.


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