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From: Petteri R├Ąty <betelgeuse@g.o>
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] browserplugin vs. nsplugin
Date: Tue, 18 Oct 2005 22:07:29 +0300
Thomas Matthijs wrote:
> * Aron Griffis (agriffis@g.o) wrote:
> 
>>Back in July the Java team proposed fixing its ebuilds to respect the 
>>USE=browserplugin instead of USE=mozilla, a worthwhile change.  During 
>>the course of the discussion, it became clear that the existing 
>>USE=nsplugin was more appropriate.
>>
>>http://www.mail-archive.com/gentoo-dev@g.o/msg02898.html
>>
>>Unfortunately the discussion stagnated and the Java team went ahead 
>>with their original suggestion.
>>
>>At this point I think it would still be worthwhile to repair these 
>>ebuilds to respect USE=nsplugin and drop the browserplugin from 
>>use.local.desc.  Comments?
> 
> 
> We had discussed it prior and then nobody seemed to object to
> browserplugin, only after we changed it.
> 
> You have the java herd's blessing to go ahead and change it.
> Please announce it to gentoo-java@ aswell when you make the change.
> 

I discussed a possible solution to the problem with axxo the other day.
Basically we should remove all the use flags and make java-config able
to configure the java plugin.

In the meanwhile feel free to rename the USE flags, but you can of
course help the java team by improving =java-config-2.0* and adding
support for plugin configuring.

Regards,
Petteri
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