Handling updates to the JavaFX Caspian look

Gerrit Grunwald han.solo at muenster.de
Tue Mar 13 22:14:41 PDT 2012

I could only agree, if it won't be changed now it will never be changed...I like


Am 14.03.2012 um 02:21 schrieb Richard Bair <richard.bair at oracle.com>:

> Thank you for bringing this up!
>> I don't think anyone wants to end up in the same situation as Swing, where the default L&F is Metal, because moving the default to a more modern L&F would potentially break (or at least maim) many deployed Swing applications.
> I find this very compelling. We've been down this road before (not being able to fundamentally alter the default look) and it was UGLY! I like the idea that people can install a specific default stylesheet and remain compatible or get the latest and greatest automatically.

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