<AWT Dev> [11] Review Request: 8205324 Part of java.awt.Desktop.browse(URI) spec is outdated after support of applets was removed

Phil Race philip.race at oracle.com
Fri Jun 22 21:04:50 UTC 2018

Ok ..approved.


On 06/19/2018 11:35 AM, Sergey Bylokhov wrote:
> On 19/06/2018 11:05, Phil Race wrote:
>>> This is a problem in our current implementation+spec, because the 
>>> applet api still exists and the method in question should call 
>>> showDocument() from AppletContext which is returned by 
>>> "Applet.getAppletContext()" as specified, the problem is that it is 
>>> never called so we does not follow our spec here.
>> So we should call it ..
> Not sure that we should add this call now, since this spec was never 
> strictly followed, we never called it for standalone apps directly, 
> only from the plugin or webstart. So I guess the change in 
> specification to align with the implementation is better than the 
> opposite step.

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