RFR JDK-8010096 : Initial java.util.Spliterator putback

Joe Darcy joe.darcy at oracle.com
Tue Apr 2 17:33:46 UTC 2013

On 04/02/2013 06:34 AM, Paul Sandoz wrote:
> On Apr 2, 2013, at 2:37 PM, Chris Hegarty <chris.hegarty at oracle.com> wrote:
>> Nice work Paul, some small comments.
>> - new javadocs tags, @implSpec, @apiNote, etc. I really like the use of
>>   implSpec to define the behavior of this implementations default
>>   methods. There is probably a separate thread, but any idea when these
>>   will be generated in the javadoc, not just the lambda docs?
> I do not know, Mike is the one who is very likely to know more.
>> - Iterator.remove @since 1.8? I see there is a conflict here between
>>   when the method was originally added and its default
> Right, that is most likely a mistake. How can we express that the default method is there since 1.8?

That cannot the expressed in @since tags, but it is duly recorded by the 
JCK signature tests.

There are other kinds of evolutions the @since tags cannot capture, such 
as a class being retrofitted to implement an interface in a release 
after the interface was added.


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