Wording improvements for String.indexOf, String.lastIndexOf
martinrb at google.com
Thu Apr 1 22:36:41 UTC 2010
On Thu, Apr 1, 2010 at 14:35, Xueming Shen <xueming.shen at oracle.com> wrote:
> CR 6940381 Created, P4 java/classes_lang Wording improvements for
> String.indexOf, String.lastIndexOf
> Since it's a simple rewording, I would not expect a CCC is necessary.
> Please do it separately.
> Seems like the "is <code>true</code>." line is missing from the new wording
> all cases), is it purposely? Not a native, but I would assume we still need
> those 2 words to make the sentence complete.
It is true that "is true"
would make it a grammatically complete sentence,
but I think it's best to not be quite that pedantic and lawyerly.
In general, the JDK makes a pretty good compromise between
precision and readability.
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