Deprecating puzzling APIs

David Holmes David.Holmes at
Thu Feb 10 07:08:45 UTC 2011

Not a topic for the discuss list (which I've bcc'ed), so moved to core-libs

David Holmes

Behrang Saeedzadeh said the following on 02/10/11 16:49:
> In particular, I am referring to Integer.getInteger,
> Boolean.getBoolean, etc. series of methods. These methods are API
> smells, confusing to new users, and can lead to all sorts of bugs.
> Shouldn't we start deprecating these methods?
> Cheers,
> Behrang Saeedzadeh

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