This release of the Java Desktop System on the Solaris 10 OS combines innovations from the open-source software community and from Sun Microsystems to create a comprehensive, integrated, and interoperable desktop environment. The following section describes improvements and enhancements in this release of the Java Desktop System.
The Java Desktop System has improved profile management for roaming web browser profiles.
The Java Desktop System has the following interoperability enhancements.
An Exchange connector enables the Email and Calendar applications to interoperate with a Microsoft Exchange network.
Browser features improve compatibility with nonstandard browsers, such as Internet Explorer.
Samba 3.0 provides better interoperability with Windows file sharing.
The Java Desktop System has the following accessibility enhancements.
Screen reader and screen magnifier
See the Java Desktop System Release 3 Accessibility Guide and the Java Desktop System Release 3 Accessibility Release Notes for more details.
The Java Desktop System has the following internationalization enhancements.
Simplified Chinese SunPinYin input method
New File System Examiner to enable migration from legacy environments to UTF–8 character encoding
The Java Desktop System has the following general enhancements.
All of the major components of the Java Desktop System, GNOME, Email and Calendar, MozillaTM browser, and Gaim have been updated.
StarOfficeTM 7 software includes Product Patch 4.
The framework for Smartcard integration through industry-standard PC/SC API is included.