Integrated: 8253356: JavaFX Terminology Refresh

Kevin Rushforth kcr at
Thu Dec 17 18:13:59 UTC 2020

On Tue, 15 Dec 2020 13:03:53 GMT, Kevin Rushforth <kcr at> wrote:

> Replace archaic/non-inclusive words in JavaFX with more neutral terms. See [JDK-8253315]( for background information.
> The following changes are made:
> 1. Rename whitelist/blacklist to allowlist/rejectlist
> 2. Rename `MasterTimer` to `PrimaryTimer` in animation and toolkit implementation
> 3. Rename local variable master in a couple places
> 4. Remove master from comments in a few other places
> This PR doesn't remove uses of the word master where there is no connotation of slavery.
> Note that it is out of scope of this PR to address similar issues in 3rd-party code, such as WebKit or GStreamer. We will pick up any relevant changes after they are available in the upstream sources.

This pull request has now been integrated.

Changeset: fb8e0cd0
Author:    Kevin Rushforth <kcr at>
Stats:     694 lines in 67 files changed: 228 ins; 235 del; 231 mod

8253356: JavaFX Terminology Refresh

Reviewed-by: arapte, prr



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