stevenschlansker at gmail.com
Tue Apr 8 16:34:50 UTC 2014
On Apr 8, 2014, at 1:03 AM, Paul Sandoz <paul.sandoz at oracle.com> wrote:
> On Apr 7, 2014, at 7:23 PM, Mike Duigou <mike.duigou at oracle.com> wrote:
>> I also note that UUID does not currently support version 5, SHA-1, which it should.
>> I am hoping to do other performance work on UUID within the scope of Java 9. Adding additional Comparators would fit right in with that.
> OK, although it might be nice to bash this on the head sooner? as it might be possible to get into an 8u release depending on what we conclude about backwards compatibility.
If random-end-user opinions count for anything, I would strongly +1 for an 8u update with this. We are still porting around routines to bypass UUID’s from/toString because they are embarrassingly inefficient, and it would be nice to ditch that code before 9 ships :)
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