OpenJFX status update

Nir Lisker nlisker at
Wed May 16 18:54:01 UTC 2018

What will happen to the JavaDocs? Will they be removed from the EA docs and
upon release from the release docs?

- Nir

On Wed, May 16, 2018 at 12:59 AM, Kevin Rushforth <
kevin.rushforth at> wrote:

> I wanted to update you on the progress of the last couple weeks on the
> OpenJFX project:
> 1. As mentioned last week, we now have EA builds of OpenJFX 11 on
> [1]. We intend to update this roughly weekly. Currently the build numbers
> match the corresponding JDK build number, but that will not necessarily be
> the case going forward, so don't assume that they are in sync.
> 2. Barring any build or staging issues, this week's OpenJFX 11 EA build
> will include the jmods as mentioned earlier [2] [3]
> 3. JavaFX has been removed from JDK 11 as of this week. Starting with
> jdk-11+14, early access builds of JDK 11 will not include JavaFX.
> 4. After jdk-11+14 is posted on, and FX is no longer included in
> JDK 11, we will start using openjfx-11 as the fix version in JBS to
> distinguish it from JDK 11. We still expect to do a release of JavaFX 11
> around the same time as JDK 11, but using a different release number will
> help track the actual content of JavaFX 11 separately from JDK 11.
> 5. Once this settles down, possibly later this week, I hope to restart the
> discussion about OpenJFX policies, etc. I also hope to be a bit more
> responsive over the coming days / weeks than I have been for the last 3-4
> weeks. Getting the standalone OpenJFX working and removing JavaFX from the
> JDK was quite time consuming as you can probably imagine.
> If you have any general comments or questions about any of this, please
> reply to this thread. We may want to split out more detailed discussions
> into their own thread to make it easier to follow.
> -- Kevin
> [1]
> [2]
> 021856.html
> [3]

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