Draft JEP for new Packaging Tool (replacement for javapackager)

Pedro Duque Vieira pedro.duquevieira at gmail.com
Tue Jun 5 12:20:54 UTC 2018

 Sorry, perhaps it was I who misunderstood the debate..

On Mon, Jun 4, 2018 at 4:06 PM, Michael Paus <mp at jugs.org> wrote:

> Maybe I misunderstood the question but to my opinion the real question is
> whether the new java packager has to provide the support for a splash
> screen
> or not. This has nothing to do with the question whether applications
> should
> have a splash screen or not because if we find that todays Java is fast
> enough
> to display a simple window in less than a second or so, then the Java GUI
> (Swing or JavaFX) could provide a splash screen itself. There is then no
> need
> for an additional mechanism provided my the packager.
> Am 04.06.18 um 16:44 schrieb Pedro Duque Vieira:
> Hi,
>> I agree with Johan and others, a splash screen is valuable and needed.
>> Microsoft applications that run on Windows itself (think Word, Excel,
>> etc),
>> they have a splash screen, Intelllij has a splash screen (it's swing based
>> AFAIK), etc.. If a Microsoft application running on its own operating
>> system needs a splash screen then chances are pretty high that there will
>> be Java apps that'll need a splash screen.
>> Cheers,

Pedro Duque Vieira

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