Review Request: JDK-8173303: Add module-subgraph images to main platform documentation

Mandy Chung mandy.chung at
Fri Mar 24 21:50:34 UTC 2017


I took another round of edits on the module descriptions:

Once we have the unified docs, it will make it easier to review
the module summary page for all modules where we will revise
these module descriptions again.

The javadoc and images are updated in place:


> On Mar 24, 2017, at 1:37 AM, Alan Bateman <alan.bateman at> wrote:
> On 23/03/2017 23:55, Mandy Chung wrote:
>> Jon and I work on this patch as the first step to enable module
>> graphs for inclusion in the javadoc.  It includes a @moduleGraph
>> taglet, an updated GenGraphs tool, and also updates javadoc of
>> to include @moduleGraph.  I also take the
>> opportunity to add simple javadoc to a few JDK modules preparing
>> for JEP 299 that will generate module summary page for JDK modules.
> I realize this isn't the main focus of this (nice) update but I think we'll need to update some of the initial module descriptions:
> jdk.httpserver - should be "Defines the JDK-specific ...". The "the" will make it more consistent with the wording in the standard modules.
> jdk.jartool - maybe should this say "The jar and jarsigner tools" ?
> jdk.jcmd - this currently has "Diagnostic Command Tool" but it is actually several tools. Maybe it could be "The jcmd and other diagnostics tools"?
> jdk.jconsole - Should "JConsole" be expanded to say something about monitoring and management?
> jdk.jlink - it might be useful to include "jlink" in the description too.
> jdk.jsobject - should be "Defines the API for the ..."
> - Should we try to get "JMX" into the description.
> and jdk.sctp - should be "Defines the JDK-specific ..."
> jdk.localedata and jdk.charsets and very important modules to understand when creating a custom run-time image. For jdk.localedata then we should expand it to say "Locale data provider for locales other than Locale.US".
> -Alan

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