8131664: Javadoc for PrintStream is now incorrect

Brian Burkhalter brian.burkhalter at oracle.com
Mon Jul 15 20:55:53 UTC 2019

Hi Lance,

> On Jul 15, 2019, at 1:33 PM, Lance Andersen <lance.andersen at oracle.com> wrote:
> Is there an existing CSR or are you waiting for the review to complete here?

The latter.

> Overall, I think it is OK.
> The existing autoflush wording looks  like it could use some wordsmithing at some point (as I know we do this a little differently in some of the APIs )
> - “A boolean”  not sure we need to state this as it is obvious from the declaration.

It looks like here one could change "A boolean; if true,” to simply “Whether”.

> -  Some places in the JDK, we say  True if XXXX; false otherwise.  I am not sure how many APIs after the really early ones  start  with “if true…”
> Anyways, something to consider for a future todo list I guess :-) 

Might be worth doing. I’ll after any other comments come in.



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