[OSM-talk] Java and JOSM
jwhelan0112 at gmail.com
Sun Apr 4 14:32:19 UTC 2021
So basically if I'm running JOSM natively on the machine I need JAVA.
I live in hope that one day I can get the functionality of JOSM and its
plugins without having to run JAVA.
On Sun, Apr 4, 2021, 10:24 Andy Townsend <ajt1047 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 03/04/2021 16:19, John Whelan wrote:
> > I note that 17702 mentions OpenWebStart
> > Does this mean I can remove JAVA from my machine and run JOSM with
> > openwebstart?
> JOSM is still written in Java and requires a Java runtime to execute it.
> As to what OpenWebStart is, the best place to start to find out is
> probably https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Java_Web_Start ,
> https://openwebstart.com/ows/ and https://openwebstart.com/docs/FAQ.html
> . Also, https://josm.openstreetmap.de/wiki/Download#Webstart explains
> how it works with JOSM.
> Personally, I've never used the webstart version of JOSM (preferring to
> download a particular version and only upgrading when I need to to
> resolve an issue), and have used that with OpenJDK on various platforms
> with no issues. I tend to only use a small subset of functionality in
> JOSM though.
> Best Regards,
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> talk at openstreetmap.org
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