Backwards compatibility issue?

Tom Schindl tom.schindl at
Fri May 31 11:05:51 PDT 2013

the JIRA mentioned is not public - we the e(fx)clipse project are 
working on such a feature as well for one of our next releases - so if 
openjfx does provide it we could spend our time on other important 


On 31.05.13 19:54, Richard Bair wrote:
>>>> What's so horrid about css to bss compiling?
>>> A) It's broken
>>> B) What's the point?
>>> Not trying to be unduly critical but is it for some performance gain or something? Surely the load time is minimal. Given that I have a dozen XML config files, a handful of property files and a thousand FXML files that are being loaded by my app it seems like a whole lot of extra complexity and space for bugs to crawl in for no gain. Maybe I'm missing some benefit of this?
>> The benefit is performance. It is much faster to deserialize the binary format than to invoke the parser.
> And we're talking orders of magnitude here. And don't forget about iOS / Android / PI / Beagle / and friends. We didn't do bss because we thought it was cool, I can promise you that. Neither are we looking at compiling FXML into class files (RT-23527) for the fun of it ;-).

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