Name: gm110360 Date: 04/26/2004
A DESCRIPTION OF THE REQUEST :
The Java Plugin does not seem to support Hypertext applications. Applications loaded by mshta.exe seems to still use the Microsoft JVM.
Hypertext applications have a number of advantages over HTML documents including better control of the applications appearance and relaxation of certain security constraints.
EXPECTED VERSUS ACTUAL BEHAVIOR :
Use of Sun JVM from inside hta applications for example to connect to relational databases.
MS JVM used.
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I've written a small java applet which runs under the Java 2 plugin:
(Press "clear it" to see the VM version and source code)
However running as an hta, the MS JVM is used.
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CUSTOMER SUBMITTED WORKAROUND :
Continuing to compile with -target=1.1
(Incident Review ID: 255657)