<AWT Dev> [9] Review request for 8165705: Robot.createScreenCapture produces black screenshot on Oracle Linux 7.1

Sergey Bylokhov Sergey.Bylokhov at oracle.com
Thu Nov 24 18:29:11 UTC 2016

On 24.11.16 19:20, Semyon Sadetsky wrote:
>>> I think a user may want to switch the screenshot algorithm in runtime
>>> and I don't see the reason why do not allow this.
>> There are should be an opposite vision. This is not a public api(this
>> property is for debug only) and we should limit its usage and possible
>> abuse by the application.
> That is not an argument as well. Having extra functionality for free is
> better than disable it unless there are disadvantages.

Having an extra unspecified functionality on which application can 
depends is not better, it is also slower, and during evaluation of bugs 
it will be necessary to know that this can be switched at runtime.

Best regards, Sergey.

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