RFR: 8212941: Loosen the range of JapaneseEra
joe.darcy at oracle.com
Fri Oct 26 22:00:14 UTC 2018
I'd like to see a bit some discussion up front about the expected
evolution of this class.
For example, "once an era is defined, subsequent versions of the API
will add a constant for it. etc. Eras are expected to have consecutive
integers associated with them, etc. "
Once a formal name is added for the new era, will that value be serial
equivalent to the current new era value being used in the class?
Basically, is the name or the int value the basis of the serial identity
of a JapaneseEra object?
On 10/26/2018 2:00 PM, naoto.sato at oracle.com wrote:
> Please review the fix to the following issue:
> The proposed fix and CSR (not approved yet) are located at:
> This change is intended to loosen the spec of JapaneseEra so that
> later era additions won't require unnecessary spec changes. This is
> particularly important for the maintenance releases.
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