[API Review] FXMLLoader's protected fields

Jonathan Giles jonathan.giles at oracle.com
Wed Sep 11 00:07:40 PDT 2013

>From a quick look all four fields were added in JavaFX 8.0 and so there
has been no break to backwards compatibility.

-- Jonathan

On 11/09/2013 6:54 p.m., Daniel Zwolenski wrote:
> Umm, what happened to backwards compatibility?
> On Wed, Sep 11, 2013 at 4:44 PM, Martin Sladecek <martin.sladecek at oracle.com
>> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> FXMLLoader contains a number of protected (non-final) fields that were
>> made 'protected' probably just by accident. I'm going to make these fields
>> private. If there's somebody who is working on a FXMLLoader subclass, let
>> me know if you need some of the fields, so we could turn them into getters
>> or something.
>> Here's the list of the fields:
>> protected Object controller;
>> protected Object root;
>> protected ResourceBundle resources;
>> protected URL location;
>> Thanks,
>> -Martin

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