icedtea-web installed and enabled by default in Fedora 19

Bill Nottingham notting at
Mon Jun 17 14:32:59 UTC 2013

Florian Weimer (fweimer at said: 
> I noticed that icedtea-web (the Java browser plugin implementation
> for OpenJDK) is installed and enabled by default (as part of the
> "GNOME Desktop" set).  This is a bit surprising, considering that
> the rest of the world tries to move away from Java browser plugin
> technology (and even browser plugin technology in general).
> We cannot really remove installed packages after the release, so I'm
> wondering if we still can fix this prior to release.

We could, I suppose. What do people think? (It's just one line in comps.)

Nearly all live images drop it for space reasons.


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