Creating custom chart - "XYBarChart"

Tom Schindl tom.schindl at
Sun Sep 1 23:57:18 PDT 2013

The problem is not the javadocs but that one makes internals of a class API and has to live with it forever.


Von meinem iPhone gesendet

Am 02.09.2013 um 02:09 schrieb Pedro Duque Vieira <pedro.duquevieira at>:

> Hi,
> Sorry for sending in several emails to the mailing list at once.
> I'm having some issues while creating a custom chart - a XYBarChart, which
> is a BarChart that can have both axis as ValueAxis.
> The main issue I'm having is that there are a lot of fields and methods
> which are "package private" and I need to access them.
> I see there is already another person in this mailing list that is also
> having trouble extending some other part of the framework because of
> "package private" fields/methods.
> Maybe there should be more inclination towards making things protected
> rather than "package private". I can see the problem that this could
> potentially flood the javadocs with methods and fields but I think that not
> being able to extend some framework class is worse.
> Thanks, best regards,
> -- 
> Pedro Duque Vieira

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