<AWT Dev> [13] Review Request: 8214469 [macos] PIT: java/awt/Choice/ChoiceKeyEventReaction/ChoiceKeyEventReaction.java fails

semyon.sadetsky at oracle.com semyon.sadetsky at oracle.com
Fri Jun 7 01:22:43 UTC 2019

>>> This popup cannot be opened by the keyboard and cannot be closed by 
>>> the keyboard, it is symmetric. It is similar to say unfocusable 
>>> Button which cannot be navigated nor pressed by the keyboard.
>> You probably need to read something about the UI accessibility 
>> principles before fixing such bugs, because what you stated above 
>> just opposites to them.
> You missed the point that we are not an application, but a library 
> which provides different things to the applications, it is up to the 
> application to use non-focusable components.
AWT is not a library, it's a *toolkit*. And the Choice AWT component 
implements javax.accessibility.Accessible interface which means it "is 
a" Accessible component.
AWT isn't simply a library to draw components.

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