JDK-6359957 : Bad doc URL reference for PNG specification
  • Type: Bug
  • Component: client-libs
  • Sub-Component: javax.imageio
  • Affected Version: 6
  • Priority: P3
  • Status: Resolved
  • Resolution: Fixed
  • OS: generic
  • CPU: generic
  • Submitted: 2005-12-07
  • Updated: 2010-04-02
  • Resolved: 2006-01-09
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JDK 6
6 b67Fixed
Description
The PNG Metadata Format Specification in the package description for
javax.imageio.metadata has the text
"The semantics of the standard chunks are described in the PNG specification"
which includes a hyperlink to http://www.freesoftware.com/pub/png/spec/
Unfortunately that domainname doesn't seem to be valid any more and it takes you
to a site full of commercials.

We should instead link to http://www.libpng.org/pub/png/spec/
as is done in the table in the package description for javax.imageio

Comments
EVALUATION As per description
2005-12-07