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Java applet controlling browser ?

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Is it possible to have a Java applet send a message to the browser to change it's document-base property ?  Or to communicate between java and JavaScript would do...
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This sounds like it is a little unsafe, I would say that by design the browsers should prevent this.

Otherwise what would prevent them from communicating with your system and wiping it or shutting it down etc.

Personally, I have Java disabled on my browser, since I like to browse and not go on a mad roller coaster journey.

So the answer to your question would be NO...
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