Is it finally time to remove the converters?

Ulf Zibis Ulf.Zibis at
Mon Jun 13 23:02:17 UTC 2011

As replacement for the 323 classes in original you could use my wrapper classes:

There remain only 8 classes.


Am 13.06.2011 18:03, schrieb Alan Bateman:
> The JDK hasn't used the legacy converters for many years. They were deprecated a long time 
> ago and were originally due to be pulled out in jdk6. The jdk6 plans were scuppered by at least 
> JDBC driver that insisted on calling into the* classes directly. A second attempt in jdk7 
> also failed. Now that jdk8 is open for business then it seems a good time to try again. So if 
> anyone knows of any code that it still using then now would be a good time to speak up.
> -Alan

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