Do Transitions really need to be final?

Mario Torre neugens.limasoftware at
Sat Dec 17 01:31:18 PST 2011

Il giorno 17/dic/2011, alle ore 08:32, Tom Eugelink ha scritto:
> On 2011-12-17 08:25, Daniel Zwolenski wrote:
>> Hey Guys,
>> Just wondering if there is a reason for the various transition classes
>> (FadeTransition, PathTransition, etc) being final?
> I would even like to put that one step higher; why is any class final? I know that the fact that they are not in Swing have allowed for many improvements, unforeseen at the time Swing was created.
> Tom

Well, Swing became such a mess a some point because you could use all sort of internal and semi internal APIs, and having the API not final is part of the game.

I think that everything should be final unless otherwise needed.

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