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

Semyon Sadetsky semyon.sadetsky at oracle.com
Fri Jun 7 14:41:17 UTC 2019

On 6/6/19 6:30 PM, Sergey Bylokhov wrote:

> On 06/06/2019 18:22, semyon.sadetsky at oracle.com wrote:
>> What???
>> AWT is not a library, it's a *toolkit*.
> What is the difference?
The difference is that AWT provides to user an integral cross-platform 
application approach rather that set of methods user may call arbitrarily.
> 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.
> Yes, it is implementing this interface and provides some information 
> via this interface to the external tools, how it is related to the 
> non-focusable components? it is orthogonal things.

That means you need to keep accessibility in mind when analyzing such 
component behavior.

Please stop arguing with me I've already provided enough points that the 
suggested fix should be reconsidered.

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