hg: jdk7/tl/jdk: 6860431: Character.isSurrogate(char ch)

David M. Lloyd david.lloyd at redhat.com
Wed Sep 2 17:11:53 UTC 2009

On 09/02/2009 12:03 PM, Martin Buchholz wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 2, 2009 at 09:40, David M. Lloyd <david.lloyd at redhat.com <mailto:david.lloyd at redhat.com>> wrote:
>     Why not just do {@code \uD800}?  I'm like 60% sure that would work
>     just fine. :-)
> I'm pretty sure it would fail.   Prove me wrong!
> Searching the JDK sources for regex
> ^ *\*.*\\u[0-9a-fA-F]{4}
> is a good way to find javadoc bugs, e.g.
> http://java.sun.com/javase/6/docs/api/java/lang/String.html#toLowerCase()

Ah, you're right.  It worked in my previewer but not in the actual javadoc. 
  It's pretty bad that that sequence has special meaning but you can't 
escape a \ with another \.  I guess in the worst case you could always do 
\u005CD800 or something like that.


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