[OpenJDK 2D-Dev] imaging and color classes binary plugs no longer needed (soon)
robilad at kaffe.org
Thu Feb 14 14:39:42 UTC 2008
Phil Race wrote:
> One of the most glaring holes to date in the openjdk sources are a
> couple of dozen 2D classes
> visible at the API level in the packages java.awt.color,
> java.awt.image, and java.awt.image.renderable.
> These have been held back from the sources (but included in the binary
> plugs) until we (Sun)
> established we could release these under GPL v2 +CP (ie same as most
> of the rest as OpenJDK)
> Just today we got the OK to do that, so at the next opportunity these
> classes will appear
> in the open jdk sources.
> Due to the hold-up around the mercurial repositories its pretty much a
> certainty they'll
> appear first in the OpenJDK 6 drop, probably as early as sometime next
That's very good news.
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