<AWT Dev> 4899516: Transferable has no DataFlavors when dragging from Gnome window to Swing
linuxhippy at gmail.com
Tue Sep 25 05:07:00 PDT 2007
It would be great to see better support for Linux desktops, one thing
which seems to have/had (understandable) a bit lower priority for Sun.
At least I don't know such a project or anybody working on this.
Good luck, lg Clemens
2007/9/25, Damjan Jovanovic <damjan.jov at gmail.com>:
> >From what I can tell, Java has superb support for the XDND protocol,
> yet it has zero support for the X file drag specification
> (http://www.newplanetsoftware.com/xdnd/dragging_files.html) which is
> part of that protocol. This means file drops to Java apps do not work
> as expected on any freedesktop environment (at least Gnome, very
> likely KDE and XFCE as well).
> I've already written an X file drag implementation for wine
> (http://www.winehq.org/pipermail/wine-cvs/2007-June/033705.html) and I
> think it's about time Java started working too.
> If nobody has any objections and nobody is already working on it, I'd
> like to have a go at fixing this.
> Since text/uri-list is more general than a file list, would the right
> approach be dropping non-file URIs?
> Thank you
> Damjan Jovanovic
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