[OSM-dev] [OSM-talk] JOSM WMS plugin, Y!, and firefox 3

Tom Hughes tom at compton.nu
Tue May 20 10:16:02 BST 2008

In message <b11426350805191734p2c505656wadfa993c359af4c6 at mail.gmail.com>
        Francisco R. Santos <frsantos at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, May 20, 2008 at 1:21 AM, Tom Hughes <tom at compton.nu> wrote:
>> I guess the alternative is a java native interface that invokes Gecko
>> directly or something?
> I already tested that way, but heavyweight components (XULRunner) don't
> combine well with Swing components (JOSM). I have a very basic prototype
> using a swing browser component (the Cobra library) inside JOSM displaying
> an openlayers frame, but didn't have time to continue it. If anyone is
> interested to continue it, I can give the sources or commit it to SVN.

I wasn't really thinking of actually using Gecko to display the
images to the user (which I assume is what you mean about the
components not playing nice together) but rather just about
creating a browser object thingy and then exacting the images
from it (either from the DOM or by invoking the page dump

Those images would then be displayed as now.


Tom Hughes (tom at compton.nu)

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