[SUCS Devel] Webcam applet

Chris Jones rollercow at sucs.org
Wed Oct 17 21:43:00 BST 2007

Andrew Price wrote:
> I've tested it with motion on my PC but it can't use the webcam.sucs.org
> stream because it's on a different host and java applets can't open
> connections to hosts that they're not hosted on themselves due to some
> applet security policy fluff. So if we sort that out maybe we could use
> it on the website and get some cs students working on it (think fun
> effects learnt from the graphics course, etc.).

The security fluff goes away if the applet is signed (as I remember), or
of course we can simply host it under the webcam.sucs.org vhost.

One question, how is this applet going to be better/different than the
one we used before?

Chris Jones, SUCS Admin

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