j.u.Objects follow-up: deepEquals(Object, Object)?

Joshua Bloch jjb at google.com
Mon Oct 12 22:42:17 UTC 2009

I don't feel too strongly about this one.  Do the right thing.


On Mon, Oct 12, 2009 at 10:40 AM, Joseph D. Darcy <Joe.Darcy at sun.com> wrote:

> Joshua Bloch wrote:
>> I don't think method really pays for itself.  If it belongs anywhere, it
>> belongs in java.util.Arrays.
>>          Josh
> I think there is room in the platform for this functionality.  Even if this
> is mostly used in tests, code used in tests is code too :-)
> I think Objects is a better home for deepEquals(Object, Object) than Arrays
> since the arguments are not arrays and since it is a sibling method to
> equals(Object, Object).
> -Joe
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