RFR : Remove character coders from sun.misc
Roger.Riggs at Oracle.com
Mon Dec 14 21:51:06 UTC 2015
Removing dead code is great!
On 12/14/2015 4:15 PM, Chris Hegarty wrote:
> As part of the preparation for JEP 260 , and the cleanup of technical debt in
> sun.misc, I am proposing to remove the character coders.
> Base abstract classes for the coders.
> $ hg rm src/java.base/share/classes/sun/misc/CharacterEncoder.java
> $ hg rm src/java.base/share/classes/sun/misc/CharacterDecoder.java
> Base64, replaced with standard API in Java SE 8 .
> $ hg rm src/java.base/share/classes/sun/misc/BASE64Decoder.java
> $ hg rm src/java.base/share/classes/sun/misc/BASE64Encoder.java
> Uuencoding , most recently seen in use back in 2006 in ant 1.6.5, before
> being replaced in 1.7.0 with their own copy.
> $ hg rm src/java.base/share/classes/sun/misc/UUDecoder.java
> $ hg rm src/java.base/share/classes/sun/misc/UUEncoder.java
> Lesser known coders designed to convert binary data into printable characters.
> The characters are assumed to exist, but they are not assumed to be ASCII.
> No sightings in the wild!
> $ hg rm src/java.base/share/classes/sun/misc/UCDecoder.java
> $ hg rm src/java.base/share/classes/sun/misc/UCEncoder.java
> Related tests:
> $ hg rm test/sun/misc/Encode/
> removing test/sun/misc/Encode/DecodeBuffer.java
> removing test/sun/misc/Encode/Encode.java
> removing test/sun/misc/Encode/GetBytes.java
>  https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8132928
>  http://docs.oracle.com/javase/8/docs/api/java/util/Base64.html
>  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uuencoding
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