The full release of Java Grins will have the following features
A local Smiles generator.
A local depictor. This will help considerably in reducing
bandwidth requirements when visualizing results from Merlin searches
Alterable Depiction preferences. The user or administrator
will have the capability to alter the depiction of groups according to
An optional security model. This will enable secure access
Extensive preferences on both the client and server side.
The client side preferences will be concerning the Grins depiction capabilities
whereas the server side options will mainly pertain to the security model.
Java Bean. The final Grins applet will be a full fledged
Java bean that will be usable with other beans.