ARM API Support

"Zdeněk Troníček" tronicek at
Thu Jun 24 04:04:36 PDT 2010

We do not discuss here how to use Swing properly. This discussion is about
whether you have to call dispose() or not.
So, I do not understand your arguments.

Zdenek Tronicek
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tom.hawtin at napsal(a):
> On 24/06/2010 01:36, Joe Darcy wrote:
>> Neal Gafter wrote:
>>> Do you have any explanation for the Graphics and AWT teams' decisions
>>> not to retrofit for ARM?
>> There were compatabilty concerns with adding a close method to those
>> classes and from an implementation perspective the existing "dispose"
>> method has not been needed to be called to free resources since 1.2.
> Will the documentation be changed from:
>     "For efficiency, programmers should call dispose when finished using
> a Graphics object only if it was created directly from a component or
> another Graphics object."
> Zdeněk Troníček's example needs to be changed to use modal dialogs to
> make sense (Swing vs EDT), but I don't think modal dialogs are something
> to be encouraged.
> Tom

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