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Re: Top 5 things that aren't in Debian but should be :-)

On Mon, Jan 12, 2004 at 10:06:57PM +0100, Roland Mas wrote:
> Steve Langasek, 2004-01-12 04:10:05 +0100 :

> > On Mon, Jan 12, 2004 at 06:23:39AM +1030, Dan Shearer wrote:
> [...]
> >> So what, in your opinion, are the technologies (or significant packages)
> >> which should be in Debian but are not? And why do you think they are
> >> not?

> > Good Java support, including a free Java plugin for web browsers

> Same thing for Flash, maybe.  I wouldn't put that into the top 5, but
> some people would like it.

I think we're a lot closer on flash than on java, where browsers are
concerned -- from what I understand, there are free flash plugins that
support a subset of the flash language, but there has been NO free code
written to connect a free JVM to the web browsers.

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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