Separating observable data structures out into a separate library?

Tom Schindl tom.schindl at
Sun Sep 21 15:29:48 UTC 2014

There is a java6 compatible version available as part of javafx-ports


Von meinem iPhone gesendet

> Am 21.09.2014 um 15:06 schrieb Mike Hearn <mike at>:
> Observable data structures are a useful and general abstraction, which
> JavaFX deploys to great effect. Combined with the mirroring techniques I
> posted about a few months ago I found them to be a good way of combining
> background work and network-updated state with GUI apps.
> For this reason, they'd also be useful outside of JavaFX, like on Android.
> So I have a couple of questions:
>   1. Are there license reasons why the JFX Observable* framework can't be
>   used in for example Android apps? How does the JFX license affect this?
>   2. If the JFX observables framework could be separated out from JFX
>   itself, would there be any appetite for a Java 6 compatible version that
>   resided in some separate mavenable library?

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