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

Joe Darcy Joe.Darcy at Sun.COM
Wed Sep 23 02:36:39 UTC 2009

Joe Darcy wrote:
> 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.
> -Joe

I'm getting caught up after the JVM Languages Summit and will post some 
java.util.Objects code for review in the near future.


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