Sponsoring getting 5015163 "(str) String merge/join that is the inverse of String.split()" into JDK 7
Joe.Darcy at Sun.COM
Fri Oct 16 00:16:59 UTC 2009
Rémi Forax wrote:
> Le 14/10/2009 01:32, Joseph D. Darcy a écrit :
>> Following up from threads earlier this year,
>> I'm willing and interested to sponsor getting String.join
>> functionality into JDK 7.
>> To address this particular bug, I think there should be new "join"
>> methods on String as opposed to a general "joiner" class. A more
>> general class could be added later.
>> Remi, please point to a current draft of the specification and
>> implementation for your change.
>> Kevin, I'm interested in hearing your comments on the API design.
> Hi Joe,
> the webrev is here:
> There is no specification, i.e no more than the javadoc.
> I will dig this evening to find the tests I've used,
> they are on another computer at home which is currently shutdown.
> As Kevin said String.join is perhaps better as a static method,
> see first part of:
Yes, I'd also lean toward static methods for this functionality.
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