Review : 6546713: Link optional in Collection exception documentation to explanation

Lance Andersen - Oracle Lance.Andersen at
Wed Apr 20 12:07:31 UTC 2011

On Apr 20, 2011, at 7:41 AM, Doug Lea wrote:

> On 04/19/11 21:07, David Holmes wrote:
>> Hi Mike,
>> Mike Duigou said the following on 04/20/11 08:00:
>>> Hello All;
>>> Another collections javadoc review request. This change links the "(optional)"
>>> notes in on various Collection methods to text which explains why they are not
>>> thrown by all collections.
>> Generally looks good. I think you should revert this additional change in
>> ! * @throws NullPointerException if the specified array is {@code null}
>> "null" is used all over the place without being code font, including other
>> @throws NullPointerException.
> This, along with literals "true" and "false" are not code-fonted
> very consistently. Someday someone should do a big consistency pass
> across the whole code base.

Perhaps we can document what we believe the standards should be WRT when to use {@code} .  I am sure I have clean up to do throughout the JDBC as well for consistency in this area


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