[OpenJDK 2D-Dev] imaging and color classes binary plugs no longer needed (soon)

Roman Kennke roman.kennke at aicas.com
Thu Feb 14 19:48:42 UTC 2008

Hi Phil,

> 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.

This is supercool! Thanks alot!

Cheers, Roman

PS: Unfortunately, they don't appear to be in the freshly released JDK6
sources. But waiting another few days only makes the release sweeter ;-)
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