Change Priority of JDK-8231513

Kevin Rushforth kevin.rushforth at
Thu Oct 17 11:44:14 UTC 2019

I just raised the priority to P3. It hits every JavaFX application the 
first time you move the mouse into the window. It's already targeted to 
openjfx14, but if anyone has time to take a look at this, a contribution 
would be welcome.

-- Kevin

On 10/17/2019 3:45 AM, Dan Howard wrote:
> Yes. Please! I was looking at this a while ago but I'm not familiar 
> enough with the source to see where the problem lies.
> On 10/16/2019 5:52 PM, Sebastian Stenzel wrote:
>> I would like to ask whether it doesn't make sense to give this issue 
>> a little more attention than P4:
>> Essentially, as Kevin Rushforth confirmed in the Ticket, any JavaFX 
>> application will trigger a warning on the latest stable macOS release 
>> that it is requesting permissions to an API to receive key events.
>> I want to stress that denying this permission will not impair the 
>> functionality of any JavaFX controls in any way.
>> Nevertheless this warning lets any JavaFX application appear as a 
>> malware. This is especially worrying for productivity apps used in 
>> enterprise environments. The only thing downstream developers can do 
>> atm is fingerpointing at JavaFX, which harms its spread as a UI 
>> frameworks for cross platform dev.
>> I suggest to solve this earlier than with openjfx-14, since it will 
>> affect any JavaFX app for any macOS Catalina user.
>> See related discussions:
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