Source code for JavaFX UI controls now available on openjfx

Dr. Michael Paus mp at
Sat Dec 3 05:00:23 PST 2011

Before any decisions are made on this issue you might look at the following
forum post.


It is a long post. Just go to the end of it for the discussion which 
started on Dec. 2nd.

I think there is an overlap of activities.

LG, Michael

Am 03.12.2011 12:50, schrieb Roman Kennke:
> Hi Jonathan,
>> With regards as to whether the SwingView feature you've developed is
>> considered a control or not: my unofficial means of classifying would
>> say that unless it extends from, or somehow makes use of the
>> javafx.scene.control.Control class, it is not a control. If this isn't
>> the case (I haven't looked myself, but my guess is that it isn't),
>> then I'd say that this feature is not destined to be included in the
>> ui-controls project. Of course, it isn't my place to say this with any
>> conviction, I'm just saying what my interpretation is.
> The SwingView is a subclass of control. However, I still don't feel it
> should go side by side with the other controls, since it's not a
> 'regular' control like button, labels, combobox, etc. It could still be
> part of the ui-controls, just maybe in a different package.
> Cheers, Roman

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