[thelist] Java Download Applet - possible?

raditha dissanayake jabber at raditha.com
Fri Sep 3 03:50:34 CDT 2004

Richard Davey wrote:

>Hi all,
>I was wondering if there were any Java bods on this list that might
>know if the following is possible:
>I want to either write (or pay to have someone write!) a Java applet
>to use on my web site that is passed a filename as a parameter and
>this file is then downloaded to the users PC and saved in whatever
>location they select. As the file downloads you see a progress bar in
>the Java applet.
Certainly can be done with signed applets but I see little purpose in 
doing it the way that you have described because the browser can do it 
just as well.

Raditha Dissanayake.
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