Alan.Bateman at Sun.COM
Wed Nov 18 14:06:28 UTC 2009
Neal Gafter wrote:
> I notice that
> been deprecated "As of JDK version 1.7" with no further explanation in
> its documentation. This method had the very strange property in 1.6
> that the method itself was protected but it had a parameter that
> mentions (in a generic type argument) a package-private type
> which would make it hard to use correctly. Still, isn't it
> traditional for the deprecation documentation to provide clients with
> more explanation or assistance?
The bugID seems to be 6387579 with further issues in bugs that are
linked from there. I don't know why an explanation note wasn't included
but swing-dev or Peter (cc'ed) will know.
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