[OpenJDK 2D-Dev] Status of com.sun.image.codec.jpeg
robermann at gmail.com
Thu Aug 14 18:41:21 UTC 2008
Thank you, I posted a request on that same topic
> On Thu, Aug 14, 2008 at 9:45 AM, Chris Campbell
> <Christopher.Campbell at sun.com> wrote:
>> Hi Martin,
>> The history (and fate) of those classes is documented here:
>> On Aug 14, 2008, at 9:32 AM, Martin Buchholz wrote:
>>> Hi 2d guys,
>>> We're testing different flavors of OpenJDK,
>>> and noticing uses of classes in com.sun.image.codec.jpeg.
>>> These classes are still in non-OpenJDK JDK7.
>>> They were removed from OpenJDK, probably
>>> because they were encumbered (proprietary Kodak code).
>>> The IcedTea folks have created new versions of these
>>> classes, but they appear to be only stubs.
>>> Can we have a clear statement about the status?
>>> These classes were documented at least for 1.4, e.g.
>>> There does appear to be full support for the JPEG image
>>> standard in OpenJDK and IcedTea. It would be nice if the
>>> API in com.sun.image.codec.jpeg could be adapted, or if not,
>>> at least provide stubs with clear @deprecated tags that
>>> explain to maintainers of legacy code
>>> what APIs should be used instead.
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