Enhancements to 3D for JFX9?
krueger at lesspain.de
Fri Apr 24 15:53:53 UTC 2015
I agree and we are hesitant. However, if that buys you three or more years
of time to either see if Oracle is making good decisions regarding things
we now build using private APIs as a last resort or if all (for us)
showstopping JFX bugs are fixed by then, this can be a valid option in the
real world, where you have to deliver a product as opposed to now rushing
into a decision to move to a different technology, because Java/JFX cannot
deliver now but YMMV. It's just balancing risks on a case-by-case basis.
People with complex, successful products like IntelliJ Idea are doing the
exact same thing:
On Fri, Apr 24, 2015 at 5:15 PM, <ngalarneau at abinitio.com> wrote:
> Of course, that flag could easily disappear in JDK10.
> Personally, I would be hesitant to rely on a feature that goes against the
> direction that Oracle is taking Java.
> From: Robert Krüger <krueger at lesspain.de>
> To: "openjfx-dev at openjdk.java.net" <openjfx-dev at openjdk.java.net>,
> Date: 04/24/2015 09:36 AM
> Subject: Re: Enhancements to 3D for JFX9?
> Sent by: "openjfx-dev" <openjfx-dev-bounces at openjdk.java.net>
> On Fri, Apr 24, 2015 at 2:19 PM, Tom Schindl <tom.schindl at bestsolution.at>
> > 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!
> Excellent news! How could I miss that, sorry.
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