Last revised $Date: 1998/05/30 07:19:26 $ (GMT)
Java "applets" are Java programs that are loaded over a network. In the context of the Web, applets are downloaded from Web servers and are executed by the user's Java-enabled browser. It is important to understand that applets run on your own machine and with your own account and access permissions. From a security standpoint, this is very different than CGI scripts, which run on the server machine under some system account.
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