RFR 8065998: Avoid use of _ as a one-character identifier

Martijn Verburg martijnverburg at gmail.com
Mon Dec 1 12:55:07 UTC 2014

If it helps "ignore" is a bit of a defacto std that I've seen many projects
use, it conveys exactly the right intent :-).


On 1 December 2014 at 12:10, Jan Lahoda <jan.lahoda at oracle.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> In a preparation for JDK-8061549, I'd like to rename all uses of '_' as a
> one-character identifier in the jaxp and jdk repositories. All the uses I
> was able to find are in tests, and the identifier is used as a name of a
> catch parameter. The proposed new name is "ignore", but if a different name
> would be more appropriate, I'll be happy to use it.
> Webrev for the jaxp repository:
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~jlahoda/8065998/webrev.00/jaxp/
> Webrev for the jdk repository:
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~jlahoda/8065998/webrev.00/jdk/
> Bug:
> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8065998
> Any comments are appreciated.
> Thanks,
>     Jan

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