<AWT Dev> RfR JDK-8055831 Open Source Java Access Bridge

Pete Brunet peter.brunet at oracle.com
Wed Mar 25 13:28:14 UTC 2015

On 3/24/15 3:23 PM, Pete Brunet wrote:
> Hi Sergey, That's pretty much the case.  I just went through the code
> and found these differences:
> - merged in JDK-8055173 (merge jawt.dll into javaaccessbridge.dll) which
> was recently pushed.
That should have been jawtaccessbridge.dll (not jawt.dll).
> - removed some dead code
> - cleaned up up comments/documentation
> - cleaned up some code indentation issues
> - in package-private EventQueueMonitor.addTopLevelWindow the return
> value was not used so I changed the return from boolean to void
> If anyone knows if that last one is a compatibility issue I will change
> it back.
> Pete
> On 3/24/15 1:18 PM, Sergey Bylokhov wrote:
>> Hi,Pete.
>> Do I understand correctly that the code itself were not changed except
>> files location?
>> 21.03.15 7:33, Pete Brunet wrote:
>>> Please review the following patch which will add the code of the Java
>>> Access Bridge (JAB) and related Java Accessibility Utilities to OpenJDK.
>>> This code is used by Assistive Technology such as screen readers and
>>> screen magnifiers used by those who are blind or have low vision.  AT
>>> use the JAB native API and the JAB in turn uses the Java Accessibility
>>> API (JAAPI).  For more information on JAAPI see the javax.accessibility
>>> package.  This is a Windows accessibility solution.
>>> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~ptbrunet/JDK-8055831/webrev.00/
>>> Pete

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