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what is diff betwn java and javax?

 
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hi friends can any one explain me in short why do sun uses this to naming schemes java and javax and
what is diff betwn java and javax on technical level?

 
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The javax api's have all been added since the original release of the java api's and at one stage weren't considered part of the core api's. Swing for example was a separate downloadable library many moons ago. These days the javax librarys have been integrated into the java core api's but the naming convention has remained for backwards compatibility
 
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Then there's nio, which someday won't be so n.
 
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the naming convention has remained for backwards compatibility



Nigel, if the names are there for backwards compatibility, shouldn't swing still be in com.sun.java.swing??

 
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