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

Joseph D. Darcy Joe.Darcy at Sun.COM
Thu Feb 14 19:59:34 UTC 2008

Roman Kennke wrote:
> 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 ;-)

Yes, those changes for the OpenJDK 6 sources are in the works:


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