Please review: 4722265 (spec str) StringBuffer.ensureCapacity() should mention that capacity is mutable

Jim Gish jim.gish at
Wed Sep 19 12:25:46 UTC 2012

Thanks, guys.

I think I'll go with your suggested language David.  I realize this 
might be somewhat unnecessary, but I'm trying to tighten up the javadoc 
in String as much as possible.  I prefer to err on the side of 
completeness than leave doubts as to what's going on.  As such, I don't 
mind adding a bit of verbiage to make things clear without having the 
user guess or hop around the docs to verify.


On 09/18/2012 09:43 PM, David Holmes wrote:
> Note that subsequent operations on this StringBuffer can reduce the 
> actual capacity below that requested here.

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