<AWT Dev> RfR JDK-8055160 and JDK-8074722
peter.brunet at oracle.com
Mon Mar 16 21:16:16 UTC 2015
Also, there is a related pubs change. The documentation for defining
the assistive_technolgies property needs to change from defining a class
name to defining a service provider name. See
On 3/16/15 3:52 PM, Pete Brunet wrote:
> The following patch to accessibility related code is for the modularity
> The Java Access Bridge (which provides access to Java for example by
> screen readers used by those who are blind) is currently loaded by
> Toolkit via reflection as a JDK specific feature. The prior means of
> loading the JAB relies on the Java extension mechanism and the JAB class
> file being located in lib/ext. The Java extension mechanism no longer
> exits in Java 9. The new code uses a service provider interface in
> preparation for loading the Java Access Bridge and other service
> provider implementations as modules.
> The following is the change to java.awt.Toolkit.
> The following defines the new accessibility SPI (Service Provider
> The following are tests for the new service provider.
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