Optional used as method argument?
Roger.Riggs at Oracle.com
Fri Oct 2 14:12:35 UTC 2015
On 10/2/2015 9:51 AM, Sean Mullan wrote:
> On 10/2/15 9:27 AM, Wang Weijun wrote:
>>> 在 2015年10月2日，下午8:49，Roger Riggs <Roger.Riggs at oracle.com> 写道：
>>> The "no such value" makes me curious about the context.
>>> The @param tag really should be saying something about the parameter.
>> In fact, I'm working on a method which is similar to
>> * Generates some random bytes.
>> * @param n requested random value in bytes.
>> * @param extraEntropy optional entropy caller can provide, null
>> if none.
>> byte getRandom(int n, byte extraEntropy)
>> Most caller won't be able to provide extra entropy, but if one does
>> have a dedicated device which can generate fresh entropy, it is welcome.
> Alternatively, you could just add an overloaded method, and not allow
> a null value for extraEntropy:
> byte getRandom(int n)
> byte getRandom(int n, byte extraEntropy)
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