system reserved property names

huizhe wang at
Thu Apr 18 22:32:46 UTC 2013

On 4/18/2013 2:13 AM, Alan Bateman wrote:
> On 18/04/2013 07:28, huizhe wang wrote:
>> System.getProperties [1] returns all of the "current" system 
>> properties. Is there a way to get a list of the system reserved 
>> properties such as "java.version" and etc.? Would anyone know?
>> [1] 
> I'm not 100% sure what you mean by "reserved" but I will guess that 
> you asking if there is a complete list of the system properties 
> defined by the Java SE APIs and perhaps the list of JDK-specific 
> system properties too. Off-hand, I'm not aware of a master list, they 
> are instead "buried" in the API specs. Is the context the system 
> properties that JAXP 1.5 is proposing to define?

Yes, those defined by the Java SE APIs or the JDK-specific system 
properties. Not related to JAXP 1.5, I'm just asking a general question 
to find out if there's an API to get the 'master' list.


> -Alan

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