How will resolution independence be handled in jdk8?

Hendrik Schreiber hs at
Mon Apr 29 02:36:43 PDT 2013

On Apr 28, 2013, at 9:47 PM, Sergey Bylokhov wrote:

> On 28.04.2013 11:21, Hendrik Schreiber wrote:
>> BTW - something like this will be a necessity. Just think of images in JButtons. You have to be able to pass some image into the button, and the button needs to be able to correctly draw either a low or a high resolution version. Automatically. Because it is close to impossible to mess around with the actual drawing mechanism inside of the ButtonUI...
>> Any opinion on this, Sergey?
> I agree that it is a good idea. We have some ideas how it can be done. But it will not appear in the near future.

Can you define "near future"?
In your opinion, will something like this make it into Java8?

In the same context, I wouldn't be surprised if Apple stopped making non-Retina laptops this or early next year.


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