Usage of Toolkit firePulse

Jonathan Giles jonathan.giles at
Wed Sep 23 23:49:29 UTC 2015

Hi all,

Today I am keen to get your help on understanding use of the 
Toolkit.getToolkit().firePulse() private API. If you could spare a few 
minutes to grep your source directory for any usage of 'firePulse', and 
email me your findings, that would be really interesting.

As a gentle motivational tool I'll conclude by saying that, 
surprisingly, this private API is barely used inside the openjfx 
production code. If you look at the openjfx unit tests, it is used 
massively. The question is - how much is this being used by other 
community members. If the answer is 'not much' or less, then this 
private API may not be made public in JDK 9. Your feedback therefore is 

-- Jonathan

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