What methods should go into a java.util.Objects class in JDK 7?

Joe Darcy Joe.Darcy at Sun.COM
Fri Sep 11 23:25:31 UTC 2009

Stephen Colebourne wrote:
> Joe Darcy wrote:
>> What other utility methods would have broad enough use and 
>> applicability to go into a common java.util class?
> Joe,
> You've asked for a call for ideas, but not given any indication of 
> process. Are you going to evaluate everything that comes in and pick 
> the best a la Coin? Or allow anyone to send in patches? 

Those options are not mutually exclusive; patches are welcome subject to 
the usual terms and conditions.

> Who decides what is in and what is out?

This is a little side project of mine and I wanted to get some feedback 
before preparing a formal change for review, possibly including patches 
from others.


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