JDK 9 RFR of 8035427: Math.random() JavaDoc: missing maximum returned value

Paul Sandoz paul.sandoz at oracle.com
Fri Apr 11 07:30:03 UTC 2014

On Apr 11, 2014, at 1:24 AM, Brian Burkhalter <brian.burkhalter at oracle.com> wrote:

> Hello,
> This is a minor amplification of information already contained in the javadoc.
> Issue:	https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8035427
> Patch:	http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~bpb/8035427/webrev.00/
> This is a doc-only change. If acceptable, a CCC request would I expect need to be submitted and approved.

Does such a non-normative change require a CCC? I think the changes could be placed under an @apiNote tag.

It's a shame that java.util.Random is explicitly referenced, as there is no wiggle room to improve the PRNG characteristics


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