18 month release cycle..

Pedro Duque Vieira pedro.duquevieira at gmail.com
Wed Jun 20 08:20:42 PDT 2012

> ...Unlike the JDK, our code doesn't yet require JSR or JCP approvals. That
> is why we were aiming for making JavaFX a part of standard Java in Java 9
> timeframe so that by the time we got there FX would be mature enough to be
> able to handle 18month release cycles between new features (for anything
> that is part of JavaSE, you can only add new API on major releases, whereas
> since FX is not yet part of the Java specification, we can make updates any
> time)...

Hi Richard,

Sorry to meddle in the conversation..
18 month for a release cycle? That sounds like too much, even for something
that is mature. I think one of the big advantages of javafx is it's short
release cycle.

Thanks, best regards,

Pedro Duque Vieira

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