RFR: JDK-8161230 - Create java.util.stream.Stream from Iterator / Enumeration

Gregg Wonderly greggwon at cox.net
Fri Aug 5 05:05:51 UTC 2016

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> On Aug 4, 2016, at 11:18 PM, Alan Bateman <Alan.Bateman at oracle.com> wrote:
>> On 04/08/2016 10:33, Patrick Reinhart wrote:
>> Hi Paul,
>> I was quit busy lately and this comes a bit late, I guess you do not have less work ;-)
>> On 15.07.2016 17:10, Paul Sandoz wrote:
>>>> When I understand you correctly here we should concentrate on the public
>>>> methods naming firstly? I initially was not sure, what a proper naming
>>>> for the steams method was. It seem to me reasonable the way Stuart pointed
>>>> them out on his first comment to name them something like this:
>>>> Stream<URL> resources(String name)
>>>> Stream<URL> systemResources(String name)
>>>> Yes.
>> I have a first proposal for the new methods and their documentation to start with the discussion about the actual API without the implementation jet:
> The method names look right but I don't think `throws IOException` is needed. If overridden then the implementations could be truely lazy and the method will need to specify how stream operations will wrap the errors in UncheckedIOExceptions.
> For the initial sentence then it might be better to say that it "Returns a stream that loads the resources ...".

I think that the use of the Stream should throw checked exceptions and these method invocations should only throw RuntimeException instances to make it clear that lazy implementations are expected.


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