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Blog Archive for joconner during December 2005

After so long anticipating this moment, after the deed is done, I feel like it was too easy. I'm definitely experiencing an anticlimax. I submitted the following from the "Submit a fix" button located on the collaborator page. Remember, you have to follow the steps to get contributor/collaborator status. Here's my submission for the javadoc bug for JTextComponent's getDisabledTextColor method:...
After a brief rest from this public Mustang community experiment, I'm back. And I've found the perfect bug...it's easy to fix, very low hanging fruit that's just right for a new contributor to Mustang. What is it? It's bug/change request id #4994762, and I'm all over it. Bug #4994762 is a javadoc bug, priority 4 (low). Not too important as far as bugs go, but I'll have this fixed in no time. Why...
It's relatively easy to enter multilingual text into a rich client, Swing application. Doing so in a browser-based, web application isn't always as easy. If you're interested in how to avoid data loss as characters move from browsers to database, you may want to take a look at this recent Java EE tech tip: Charset Conversions from Browser to Database. As always, your feedback and suggestions for...