New convention for static methods ?

Neal Gafter neal at
Wed Nov 11 18:51:24 UTC 2009

That convention has been around a while for interfaces.  Why the convention
is being used for the class FileSystem I don't know.

On Wed, Nov 11, 2009 at 10:13 AM, Ulf Zibis <Ulf.Zibis at> wrote:

> Hi all,
> is that new JDK convention having *s classes for static methods?
> Refer to java.nio.file.FileSystem vs. java.nio.file.FileSystems.
> -Ulf
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