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

Semyon Sadetsky semyon.sadetsky at oracle.com
Thu Nov 24 19:24:06 UTC 2016

On 24.11.2016 21:29, Sergey Bylokhov wrote:

> 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.
I don't believe that it may affect performance even slightly.

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