JDK 8 code review request for 7091682 "Move sun.misc.FpUtils code into java.lang.Math"

Ulf Zibis Ulf.Zibis at gmx.de
Fri Sep 23 09:14:38 UTC 2011

Am 23.09.2011 01:29, schrieb Joe Darcy:
> On 9/22/2011 2:07 PM, Ulf Zibis wrote:
>> Am 22.09.2011 19:18, schrieb Ulf Zibis:
>>> I'm wondering why you don't have moved concerning documentation from sun.misc.* to 
>>> java.lang.(Strict)Math. E.G.: The comment on the scalb operations:
>>> /*
>>>  * The scalb operation should be reasonable ...
>>>  */
>>> To save some source code footprint and allow better overview, I suggest to erase all javadoc of 
>>> the moved methods except the deprecated note.
>> BTW: Is it valid use annotation with argument like: @Deprecated("Use Math.scalb.")
>> instead redundant javadoc tag?
> No; the @Deprecated annotation with an informative @deprecated javadoc tag describing what to do 
> instead is the proper style.
> The @Deprecated annotation type was intentionally defined as marker annotation without a string 
> value.
OK, thanks Joe.

Because I became inclined to file a RFE, is there a source known, where I can read about this intention?

2. What's about moving the sun.misc.* comments?


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