JEP 283: Enable GTK 3 on Linux
powers.anirvan at gmail.com
Mon Feb 22 05:43:05 UTC 2016
Hi Kevin, Phil,
Thanks for the clarification.
On 19 February 2016 at 23:40, Phil Race <philip.race at oracle.com> wrote:
> We had not forgotten that the other JEP was there (as a draft)
> but the new JEP started with a pure FX focus on allowing FX to use either
> GTK2 or GTK3 depending on what you needed.
> It was extended (feature creep) whilst being drafted to include doing the
> same for
> AWT/Swing but the focus was still on interoperability. Making the Swing
> L&F fully GTK3 based is the later stretch goal whereas the original JEP
> is much more focused on that and also not at all on FX.
> It would be good for Mario to take a look at the new JEP and identify
> any areas in which it falls short of the previous JEP, which would be
> one reason to leave the "old" JEP open for now. Another is that it
> is unclear how much of JEP 283 we will actually be able to deliver for
> JDK 9 and it is written in a way which is intended to allow for that.
> In which case the previous JEP may yet be needed to complete that work,
> so we don't know yet it if it will be completely subsumed by that work.
> On 02/19/2016 07:43 AM, Kevin Rushforth wrote:
>> Current plan is to track all of the work for both JavaFX and Swing with
>> this JEP.
>> -- Kevin
>> Anirvan Sarkar wrote:
>>> One of the sub-task of this JEP is to 'Rework Swing GTK LnF to support
>>> This seems something in common with another submitted JEP : 'Modernize
>>> the GTK3 Look and Feel implementation'.
>>> So will these two JEP complement each other or will the other one be now
>>> redundant ?
>>>  https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8065658
>>> On 19 February 2016 at 07:11, <mark.reinhold at oracle.com> wrote:
>>> New JEP Candidate: http://openjdk.java.net/jeps/283
>>>> - Mark
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