Code Review Request for 4533691 (add Collections.EMPTY_SORTED_SET)

David Holmes david.holmes at
Mon Oct 31 00:52:08 UTC 2011


On 29/10/2011 8:44 AM, Darryl Mocek wrote:
> Hello. Please review this patch to add empty sorted set to the
> Collections class. Test case provided.
> Webrev:

This was an RFE from 2001 - pre-generics. I don't think it makes sense 
to add to the pre-generics pollution by defining EMPTY_SORTED_SET.

> Additional Notes to Reviewers:
> The sets resulting from tailSet() headSet() and subSet() normally
> include the range which was used to create them. Using these methods
> with emptySortedSet() does not currently set a range on the resulting sets.

What is the range on an empty set?


> Thanks,
> Darryl

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