Publishing code reviews

Roman Kennke roman at
Fri Oct 12 14:50:51 UTC 2007

Hi David,

> > > Ok, so just to clear it up for the non-Sun folks this would be things
> > > like the font rasterization stuff that is still encumbered.
> > >     
> > 
> > I don't think the font rasterizer is still encumbered. What's still
> > missing is the antialiasing rasterizer (to be fixed real soon now), the
> > javax.sound API, some pieces in java.awt.image.* and java.awt.color.*,
> > some JMX/SNMP stuff. Also, see here:
> > 
> >
> > 
> > /Roman
> > 
> >   
> Roman, thank you for pointing to my blog entry.  I found one thing a
> little curious while creating that blog posting - I wasn't able to
> find a public list of all the encumbrances.  I know that internally we
> have a list, and probably someone is actively tracking the status of
> the list.  On the site some of the groups have listed
> their encumbrances.  But it's not clear whether those separate lists
> manage to list all the encumbrances.

It's even worse, for example, the font rasterizer group page still lists
the font rasterizer as beeing encumbered, while in reality it isn't.

What I do is look into the binary blob and see which packages are still
included in the rt-closed.jar :-) That's a pretty comprehensive list of
encumbered areas.

Cheers, Roman

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