RFR JDK-8133079 LocalDate/LocalTime ofInstant()

Roger Riggs Roger.Riggs at Oracle.com
Thu Sep 10 13:42:43 UTC 2015

Hi Stephen,

I can take it up but probably won't get to it until after JavaOne. 
(Early Nov)


On 9/8/2015 2:53 PM, Stephen Colebourne wrote:
> Anyone like to take this on please?
> Stephen
> On 28 Aug 2015 00:07, "Stephen Colebourne" <scolebourne at joda.org> wrote:
>> External question sites indicate that users have difficulty converting
>> between java.util.Date and LocalDate, and also between Instant and
>> LocalDate/LocalTime. This user difficulty can be resolved with some
>> additional methods.
>> Currently, the following methods exist:
>>   ZonedDateTime.ofInstant(Instant, ZoneId);
>>   OffsetDateTime.ofInstant(Instant, ZoneId);
>>   LocalDateTime.ofInstant(Instant, ZoneId);
>>   OffsetTime.ofInstant(Instant, ZoneId);
>> This enhancement proposes to add the same method to LocalDate and
>> LocalTime. It can reasonably be argued this was a simple oversight in
>> the original development.
>> Diff attached to the JIRA:
>> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8133079
>> Would also appreciate a reviewer to ensure that the code and tests
>> pass OK (as opposed to my best efforts on a very dubious
>> Windows/Eclipse/JDK8 setup)
>> Stephen

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