<AWT Dev> <AWT dev>[9] Review request for 8016313: java.awt.Headless exception has no spec since its creation

Phil Race philip.race at oracle.com
Tue Jun 14 17:44:24 UTC 2016

My reading of the original complaint about this is that the "extra" default
message occurs only if the environment is considered to actually be 
Your update to the specification does not seem to explicitly account for 

You need to add words along the lines of
"The text of the default headless message may depend on
whether the GraphicsEnvironment is in fact headless.
That is, the default headless message is both system and environmentally


On 06/14/2016 07:27 AM, Semyon Sadetsky wrote:
> Hello,
> Please review fix for JDK9:
> bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8016313
> webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~ssadetsky/8016313/webrev.00/
> HeadlessException was poorly specified. The improved javadocs are 
> added to the class.
> --Semyon

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