Expecting Integer.valueOf(String) to accept Literal format ...

Andrew Haley aph at redhat.com
Sat Apr 9 13:33:59 UTC 2016

On 04/09/2016 12:33 PM, Christoph Engelbert wrote:

> Not sure it would risk breaking compatibility. It’s fairly easy to
> support it by just replacing underscore before parsing. Do you think
> of code that is expected to not parse underscore arguments?


> I think it’s a fair request to support underscore based integer
> representations, even though I never needed it yet, anyhow it makes
> sense to me to give users the possibility to have the same integer
> representation in, let’s say, properties files.

Code which rejects underscores in strings today would not reject
underscores if this were changed.  This is a change which is visible
to applications.


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