RFR 9: 8138963 : java.lang.Objects new method to default to non-null
pbenedict at apache.org
Tue Oct 6 13:56:59 UTC 2015
It's quite possible for the second argument to be null. Is that your
intention? I am not sure it makes sense, but it's not harmful either. I
recommend you can either (1) explicitly document that's a possibility and
this method could still return null or (2) prevent it by calling
On Tue, Oct 6, 2015 at 8:43 AM, Roger Riggs <Roger.Riggs at oracle.com> wrote:
> Java.lang.Objects contains a number of convenience methods to make it
> easier to handle references that are null.
> For example, toString(obj, nullDefault),
> A new method is proposed to return the reference or a default value if the
> reference is null.
> static <T> T nonNull(T obj, T nullDefault);
> Alternatives to the method name include
> nonNullOrElse ( using the java.util.Optional name pattern) or
> Please review and comment.
> Thanks, Roger
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