What methods should go into a java.util.Objects class in JDK 7?
Joe.Darcy at Sun.COM
Fri Oct 2 20:26:09 UTC 2009
Jason Mehrens wrote:
> > By toIdentityString, do you mean the String that would be returned by
> > toString if toString is not overridden?
> > -Joe
> Yep. As in:
> return o != null ? o.getClass().getName() +'@' <mailto:+%27@%27>+
> Integer.toHexString(System.identityHashCode(o)) : "null";
> I suppose the name should be identityToString to match
I think a better name would be "defaultToString" since it is the default
toString from Object. However, I haven't ever heard anyone else request
easier access to the default toString before so I'm not convinced this
should go into Objects.
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