<AWT Dev> <Swing Dev> Review request: 6852592 (revalidate() must be smarter)

Alexander Potochkin Alexander.Potochkin at Sun.COM
Mon Jul 27 07:01:30 PDT 2009

Hello Christopher

> Hi Anthony,
>> One more concern that comes to my mind is that the logic stated in the
>> Swing's method specification is going to be implemented on the AWT's side,
>> which I don't like much. So definitely we need more opinions on this
>> proposal.
> This may be a stupid idea, so disregard it if it is :)
> If the problem is having isValidateRoot() used by AWT code, why not promote:
> public/protected boolean isValidateRoot()
> to the Container class? It would obviously return false by default,
> but if custom code wants to play with it (which is anyway unlikely to
> happen) why not! After all, is there anything specially swingish with
> this method?

This is a great idea and I like it!

I have been working on JDK 6 recently
and just forget that we can introduce new methods for JDK 7

The new method will fix all the mess


> Cheers,
> -Christopher

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