<AWT Dev> RFR: 8265005: Introduce the new client property for mac: apple.awt.windowTitleVisible

Alexey Ushakov avu at openjdk.java.net
Tue Apr 27 21:51:16 UTC 2021

On Fri, 9 Apr 2021 21:50:39 GMT, Alexey Ushakov <avu at openjdk.org> wrote:

> Implemented apple.awt.windowTitleVisible property to control window title visibility

> _Mailing list message from [Alan Snyder](mailto:javalists at cbfiddle.com) on [awt-dev](mailto:awt-dev at mail.openjdk.java.net):_
> > No, AFAIK, we don't have any javadoc cocerning these properties. I suppose it's OK because they control platform specific window properties and rich client applications heavily depend on them. Without such properties java client applications use some hacks with JNA library to change native peers.
> I do not understand this as a justification for a lack of documentation.
> What is it about rich client applications that makes it OK for application developers to have to view internal JDK source code to find the property names or even to know which properties are supported?
> In the old days (when Apple owned this code), they had a tech report that documented the properties.
> Something is needed to replace that (long gone and now incomplete) tech report.
> Alan
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Yes, I think it's a good idea. I'll file a separate CR on this. We need some info about the properties at least on awt/2d OpenJDK wiki.


PR: https://git.openjdk.java.net/jdk/pull/3425

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