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From Apache Wiki <wikidi...@apache.org>
Subject [Harmony Wiki] Update of "Policytool" by AndrasBelicza
Date Sat, 19 Jul 2008 08:35:35 GMT
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The following page has been changed by AndrasBelicza:

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initial content

New page:
Policytool is a utility program which can be used to view and edit the contents of policy

A policy file is a plain-text file with a .policy extension, that maps remote requestors by
domain, to permission objects. 
Policytool is implemented in Java, therefore making it easier to call it from java programs,
to reuse its parts, and is ready as-is for cross platform usage.

It is compatible with Sun's policytool, and introduces a new features: viewing and editing
the policy file directly in a built-in text editor (text area with synchronized content with
the well-known GUI).

The UI of the original policytool looks quite simple as it does not uses swing components
or any other external libraries. Policytool is implemented with swing therefore giving a richer
    -buttons and menus with mnemonics

    -tabbed pane for the 2 editing panel

    -components belonging together are placed in a titled border

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