Docs hosting for Java 11?
kevin.rushforth at oracle.com
Fri Aug 31 21:58:40 UTC 2018
Right. One thing to also note is that the CSS ref and FXML ref are part
of the API docs and are maintained. It's the tutorials that aren't.
On 8/31/2018 2:41 PM, Tom Schindl wrote:
> Well historically I think that some of those document fxml/css have been
> released under BSD. I know that because I needed that to ship e(fx)clipse.
> On 31.08.18 20:58, Kevin Rushforth wrote:
>> I can at least ask whether this would be possible.
>> -- Kevin
>> 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
>>>> 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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