RFR: 8251353: Many javafx scenegraph classes have implicit no-arg constructors [v2]

Nir Lisker nlisker at openjdk.java.net
Tue Aug 25 09:14:07 UTC 2020

On Wed, 19 Aug 2020 00:12:01 GMT, Kevin Rushforth <kcr at openjdk.org> wrote:

>> Bhawesh Choudhary has updated the pull request incrementally with one additional commit since the last revision:
>>   Marked few class constructor as deprecated as per review
> I think that two of the classes have implicit constructors that are there by accident. Once we get agreement, I'll file
> a follow-on bug for those, and those changes should be reverted.
> As for the other comments, I would prefer a follow-up bug for any doc cleanup that isn't part of adding in an explicit
> constructor. Tempting as it might be to fix it, it seems out of scope.
> That leaves the question about the wording. The more I think about it the more I like what the JDK did as opposed to
> what we did. The question then becomes: if we agree that it's a better pattern, do we adopt it here and then clean it
> up for the other two batches or just leave it as is for now, and file one cleanup bug for later. I'd like to hear from
> @aghaisas and @nlisker

@bhaweshkc You can't deprecate the constructors in this PR since it will need a separate CSR. You should revert the
changes on these classes completely and file a new bug (and CSR) dealing with deprecations.


PR: https://git.openjdk.java.net/jfx/pull/283

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