Chrome will finally be stripped of all NPAPI support in September 2015, when even an override won't work.
As Google continues to deprecate NPAPI plug-ins and eventually eliminate support, some users may need to run an alternate browser — such as Firefox, Opera or Safari — to interact with sites that require the older technology.
"What about Web pages, like most — if not all — banks in Brazil, that need Java?" asked one user in a comment appended to Schuh's blog.
Google offered more information on its Chrome plug-in strategy in a developers guide available on its website.
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