RFR JDK-8080252: java.util.Formatter documentation of %n converter is misleading

Stuart Marks stuart.marks at oracle.com
Fri Jul 31 02:37:51 UTC 2015

Hi Sherman,

The change looks fine to me.


On 7/30/15 10:34 AM, Xueming Shen wrote:
> Hi,
> Please help review the change for
> issue: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8080252
> webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~sherman/8080252/
> It appears we updated the j.u.Formatter implementation to use the newly introduced
> method System.lineSeparator() in jdk7, but did not update the doc accordingly.
> For the old the behavior, I would assume the initial intent is to treat the
> system property
> line.separator as a read-only/informative property.
> Given the fact the it has been 2 major releases (7, 8), I would assume this
> change is now
> a kind of change to "update the javadoc to describe the existing implementation
> correctly".
> So a CCC is not needed.
> Thanks,
> Sherman

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