Docs hosting for Java 11?
kevin.rushforth at oracle.com
Fri Aug 31 18:58:31 UTC 2018
I can at least ask whether this would be possible.
On 8/31/2018 11:51 AM, Mike Hearn wrote:
> Well, I'm not thinking about my needs here - I've already learned the
> framework. I'm more wondering how people will learn and get the tools
> for JavaFX development in future. Up until Java 11 you could at least
> go to a single website, click on fairly obvious links, end up at the
> Java 8 docs for JavaFX and start learning. Post Java 11 .... where do
> users go? A wiki page? That seems rather hard to find.
> Given the Oracle has graciously open sourced so much of the Oracle JDK
> for OpenJDK, I wonder if there's any chance of the docs being open
> sourced too so they can be reformatted, refreshed and put onto a new
> website by the community? It seems a shame to let them bit-rot.
> On Fri, Aug 31, 2018 at 19:21:56, Kevin Rushforth
> <kevin.rushforth at oracle.com <mailto:kevin.rushforth at oracle.com>> wrote:
> Ah, OK. As far as I know, the FX 8 non-API docs aren't going
> anywhere, but as you note they also aren't being updated.
> They are not under an open-source license. You would need to read
> would meet your needs.
> -- Kevin
> On 8/31/2018 9:36 AM, Mike Hearn wrote:
>> I was actually referring to all the docs that *aren't* JavaDocs,
>> like the tutorials, the CSS reference, the getting started
>> guides, interop guides etc.
>> As far as I know they haven't been updated since Java 8, however
>> the API is backwards compatible so they are still useful learning
>> materials. I am also not sure if they're open source licensed though.
>> It would be a huge pity and a big drag on adoption if the
>> community had to effectively produce an all new set of non-API
>> docs _from scratch_.
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