FULL PRODUCT VERSION :
happens for various 1.5.0 jdks plus 1.6.0 up to b53 (current latest).
ADDITIONAL OS VERSION INFORMATION :
SunOS helium 5.10 Generic i86pc i386 i86pc
A DESCRIPTION OF THE PROBLEM :
following the instructions here:
frees native applications' windows of the ugly and useless (to me) input mode status window, but not Java applications.
STEPS TO FOLLOW TO REPRODUCE THE PROBLEM :
run Applications > Accessories > Dictionary.
EXPECTED VERSUS ACTUAL BEHAVIOR :
no annoying "[ English/European ]" window.
an annoying "[ English/European ]" window.
This bug can be reproduced always.
CUSTOMER SUBMITTED WORKAROUND :
It doesn't occur with windows that don't get text input focus. But it's hard to see how to make any practical use of that!