There needs to be support for java.time in java.text.MessageFormat

Nick Williams nicholas+openjdk at
Mon Jun 17 13:17:44 UTC 2013

On Jun 17, 2013, at 6:53 AM, Stephen Colebourne wrote:

> On 17 June 2013 12:40, Alan Bateman <Alan.Bateman at> wrote:
>> On 17/06/2013 11:05, Nick Williams wrote:
>>> Thanks. I have filed two different bugs for these two different problems.
>> Here they are:
>> 8016743: java.text.MessageFormat does not support java.time.* types
>> 8016742: JAXB does not support java.time.* types
>> Note that JAXB is maintained in an upstream project (they periodically do
>> source drops into OpenJDK). I don't know if support for java.time requires
>> API changes or not but just to mention that JAXB is tied to a standalone JSR
>> and I think they the requirement to be able to drop-in into jdk7 builds.
> That could be a problem, but its really a process one. It shouldn't be
> users that suffer as a result of issues like that (but there isn't
> anything I can do about it other than wave my hands...)
> Stephen

^^ What Stephen said. :-)

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