java.library.path fix for MacOS X (7145798)

Mike Swingler swingler at
Mon Feb 20 10:42:35 PST 2012

On Feb 20, 2012, at 10:06 AM, Greg Brown wrote:

>> There is no documentation, but the two-letter (and now three-letter) prefix is a common convention in Cocoa and CoreFoundation API. The convention is to use the same prefix of the sub-system that has ownership of the Info.plist key in the name of the key itself. In Apple's case, we didn't do that with Java, and just stamped over a generic and highly desirable name.
> OK. But it seems like the plist editor knows about the "CF" and "NS" keys and displays them with a human-readable name. Is there a way to do that for app-specific keys, ideally in a localized fashion?

I don't believe there is a way to augment the human readable mappings in the plist editor.

Mike Swingler
Apple Inc.

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