signatures that are recorded for default methods

Lance Andersen - Oracle Lance.Andersen at
Thu Dec 6 17:01:09 UTC 2012


Will the signatures for interfaces that are recorded by the TCKs for interfaces record the fact that a method includes a default method? or will it just record the method definition?

I am assuming it will, but I know there has been discussion that a implementor could choose a different default implementation on one of the recent threads that was up for review.

I am still trying to understand what our guidelines are, if any for documenting the behavior of the supplied default methods given the javadocs are part of the specification for many APIs (and in some case the only spec).


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