Time to remove sun.misc.Service?

Paul Sandoz paul.sandoz at oracle.com
Tue Feb 11 11:44:03 UTC 2014

On Feb 11, 2014, at 12:19 PM, Alan Bateman <Alan.Bateman at oracle.com> wrote:
> It was never meant to be used by anything outside of the JDK and there has been a standard API (java.util.ServiceLoader) since JDK 6 (released in 2006).

Scrub it!

AFAICT it is not widely used (looking at the use of s.m.Service static methods on grep code there are only a handful of dependent artifacts). And the upgrade is quite easy.


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