pre-RFR (s): 8049847: Enhance PrintWriter line.separator handling
Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Mon Jan 5 15:55:00 UTC 2015
On 05/01/2015 15:26, Claes Redestad wrote:
>> For printf/format/Formatter then having %n result in a call to
>> newLine() has some appeal. It's doable in Formatter but would require
>> a spec change.
> If we do this (do we have to?), where do we expose the newLine?
> Currently Appendable is the only thing Formatter knows about, but I
> guess having it there has been declared distasteful. :-)
> Having it in Writer and doing some checks and casts could work, I
> guess, just need to be careful not to impact performance much for
> non-Writer cases.
We don't have to do this, I was just pointing out that it has some
appeal. Formatter does have a constructor that takes a PrintStream for
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