<AWT Dev> [7u6] Review request for 7168062: [macosx] Java processes on Mac should use Oracle Java branded icons

Dalibor Topic dalibor.topic at oracle.com
Thu May 24 16:12:06 PDT 2012

On 5/23/12 5:41 PM, Phil Race wrote:
> On 5/23/2012 8:25 AM, Henri Gomez wrote:
>>> That seems like overkill to me. Can't we just put the .icns in the JRE (Contents/Home/jre/lib/images) and load it from there? What are we guarding against by putting it into a .h file?
>> OpenJDK will use Oracle icons ? Even for the community version ?
> I was wondering about this too. It seems wrong. The icon, and/or the header file
> should be in "closed".  


> We do not put branded images in the open tree, no
> matter how its encoded since they aren't open source.


> The openjdk should use something like the open source duke icon.

Or even better, no image by default in OpenJDK, with an ALT_ICON_DATA that can be supplied to point 
to the icon to use. That way we don't have to bikeshed about say following the annual Duke fashion 
trends, and yet people who want to add some open source icon to their builds can do so.

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