[OpenJDK 2D-Dev] COMPOUND_TEXT charset is missing on JDK11

Ichiroh Takiguchi takiguc at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Fri Jun 22 11:13:30 UTC 2018

Thanks Alan.

Now we can use OpenJDK JDK11 GUI feature on IBM AIX's CJK locales.
And AIX's desktop is still CDE/Motif...
We may need COMPOUND_TEXT charset for clipboard and DnD feature against 

To 2d-dev:
Could you reconsider about COMPOUND_TEXT charset ?

Ichiroh Takiguchi
IBM Japan, Ltd.

On 2018-06-22 16:14, Alan Bateman wrote:
> On 22/06/2018 06:47, Ichiroh Takiguchi wrote:
>> Hello.
>> JDK8 Linux build has COMPOUND_TEXT charset, but it seems it's missing 
>> on JDK11 Linux build.
>> I checked Bug DB, I could not find out the reason why COMPOUND_TEXT 
>> charset was missing.
> This was removed more than 3 years ago during JDK 9 development as
> part of separating the desktop area into its own module. It was
> removed, along with X11 charsets as part of JDK-8035302. Much of the
> need for these charsets was legacy at that point, esp. with Motif
> going away. Is the context for your question something in the font or
> postscript printing areas? This may be something that needs to be
> brought up on 2d-dev.
> -Alan

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