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why swt classes in the RAP demo examples? [message #117079] Tue, 23 December 2008 16:58 Go to next message
Tom H is currently offline Tom HFriend
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Hi,

One thing that I am not entirely clear on, is that as RAP is a
reimplementation of jfaces, SWT and the workbench, (Eclipse Rich Framework
Platform, Apress, page 35), why some of the classes are named for swt and
some for rwt when imported into a RAP project?

Tom
Re: why swt classes in the RAP demo examples? [message #117092 is a reply to message #117079] Tue, 23 December 2008 17:21 Go to previous message
Rüdiger Herrmann is currently offline Rüdiger HerrmannFriend
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Registered: July 2009
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Tom,

all public API that has an exact counterpart in SWT shares also its
name, for example org.eclipse.swt.widgets.Button.
Some API serves purposes that are specific to RAP and do not exist
in SWT and thus live in their own namespace. An example hereof is
org.eclipse.rwt.SessionSingletomBase.

HTH
Rüdiger

There are classes that RAP specific

Tom H wrote:
> Hi,
>
> One thing that I am not entirely clear on, is that as RAP is a
> reimplementation of jfaces, SWT and the workbench, (Eclipse Rich
> Framework Platform, Apress, page 35), why some of the classes are named
> for swt and some for rwt when imported into a RAP project?
>
> Tom
>
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