Enhancements to 3D for JFX9?

Donald Smith donald.smith at oracle.com
Fri Apr 24 15:27:48 UTC 2015

Yes, but then read the rest of the thread.  You really must not rely on 
the theoretical possibility of an XX flag that magically kicks all your 
problems down the road a year or two.  The best time to get all this 
nailed correctly is now.  That flag is not likely to be as extensive and 
durable as everyone is imagining.

  - Don

On 24/04/2015 8:19 AM, Tom Schindl wrote:
> Did you read the reply from Phil in the other thread?
>> There will be a -XX flag in JDK 9 that jigsaw provides to aid in the transition.
> So you will not have to maintain a JDK9 build but only start with this
> thread to still access private APIs and this is something you can
> clearly control if you install the JDK with your app!
> Tom
> On 24.04.15 14:05, Robert Krüger wrote:
>> On Fri, Apr 24, 2015 at 1:16 PM, Mike Hearn <mike at plan99.net> wrote:
>>> this may mean, people who do this must work with a patched JDK in the
>>>> future.
>>> Right. But I think that's going to be more and more common in future. If
>>> you rely on people installing proprietary stuff like JWS or applets then
>>> it's a bleak future, as the way forward is clearly bundled JREs.
>> patched != bundled. For us this would be quite a step back, having to
>> maintain our JDK patches/builds. Bundling itself is fine in our business
>> cases.

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