Library enhancement proposal for copying data from/to Reader/Writer InputStream/OutputStream

Patrick Reinhart patrick at
Thu Nov 27 22:59:04 UTC 2014

> Patrick, Alan is right in the sense that we have to estimate usefulness of each method wisely. Unfortunately your codebase (or anyone else’s) might have some very specific biases and thus might not be a good sample to base conclusions upon.


> We need some more data to justify this proposal. The good start could be the jdk itself -- to see if those copy-with-my-buffer methods could be useful here.
> -Pavel

I have to say, that I normally use my IDE to search for references. 

What technique do you use to search for such patterns?


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