[rfc][icedtea-web][policyeditor] Modal PolicyEditor

Andrew Azores aazores at redhat.com
Mon Mar 24 20:39:20 UTC 2014

On 03/24/2014 12:22 PM, Jiri Vanek wrote:
> On 03/24/2014 05:18 PM, Andrew Azores wrote:
>> Hi,
>> The "policyeditor-jdialog" patch is simply making PolicyEditor into a 
>> JDialog rather than JFrame so
>> that it can be modal. The "modal-policyeditor" patch actually makes 
>> it modal for the two security
>> dialogs which can launch PolicyEditor.
>> Thanks,
> hmhmh. What about stand alone app? Some window maagers atre treating 
> jdialog somehow.. wrongly (likenot seen in alt+tab or similar)
> I'm for
> -public class PolicyEditor extends JFrame {
> +public class PolicyEditor extends JPanel {
> and have two static getters which  return
>  - one jdialog
>  - one jframe
> what is better for the case... with the panel on of PolcyEditor in it.
> J.

How's this?

> jsut noted:
> * Comments will *not* be preserved when PolicyEditor next saves to the
> Is it really so hard to store the comments for future save?

PolicyEditor doesn't even properly parse policy files sometimes, 
depending on the way the comments are written :) once that's sorted out 
then being able to store the comments in their own model as well should 
not be too hard.


Andrew A

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