JDK-8090930: Add Support for Extended Mouse Buttons
mike.ennen at gmail.com
Tue Oct 30 19:33:58 UTC 2018
Great question. It seems to be pretty standard that mouse buttons 4 and 5
back and forward. So either way would be fine with me. In my opinion the
names may be better as then EventListeners responding to these new buttons
be more human-readable.
On Tue, Oct 30, 2018 at 5:15 AM Johan Vos <johan.vos at gluonhq.com> wrote:
> Hi Michael,
> I only started to look into this now, sorry for being late at the party.
> Overall, this looks good to me. The risk is indeed minimal (developers
> relying on switch-default cases to select e.g. middle button will be
> I am not entirely sure about the naming though. Should it really be
> "BACK/FORWARD" or should it rather be "BUTTON4/BUTTON5" as it can be mapped
> to whatever?
> - Johan
> On Thu, Aug 30, 2018 at 12:54 AM Michael Ennen <mike.ennen at gmail.com>
>> Hello All,
>> I am working on JDK-8090930 which is a request to add
>> support for the BACK/FORWARD mouse buttons that are
>> supported by some mice. I have opened a proof-of-concept
>> pull request on Github which can be found here:
>> This is still in the early stages (no CSR has been created yet,
>> however there is a preliminary one in the comments on the
>> above Github issue) but Kevin wanted me to post a notification
>> to this list so that people can review and comment on it (and
>> I think that's a good idea, too).
>> Michael Ennen
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