RFR(s) #2: 6344935: (spec) clarify specifications for Object.wait overloads

Remi Forax forax at univ-mlv.fr
Fri Aug 18 20:44:28 UTC 2017

looks good.
It's better than the previous wording.


----- Mail original -----
> De: "Stuart Marks" <stuart.marks at oracle.com>
> À: "core-libs-dev" <core-libs-dev at openjdk.java.net>
> Envoyé: Vendredi 18 Août 2017 21:59:25
> Objet: RFR(s) #2: 6344935: (spec) clarify specifications for Object.wait overloads

> Hi all,
> Well nothing is ever simple, is it? Prompted by David Holmes' comments, I looked
> at the other overloads of wait(), and I agree that they're in need of cleanup. I
> decided to put the most complete version of the specification into the
> wait(timeout, nanos) overload, and then I simply redefined the other overloads
> wait(timeout) and wait() in terms of the first. This avoids redundancies that
> creep in when what ought to be the same specification is replicated across
> different overloads (which is probably how the specs for these methods diverged
> in the first place).
> I've incorporated comments from Martin Buchholz and Hans Boehm. I've done a
> little bit of rewriting where I thought it was necessary, particularly in the
> lead sentences of the specs. Plus I added a few editorial cleanups.
> Since this has gotten bigger, here's a webrev:
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~smarks/reviews/6344935/webrev.1/
> Please review. Thanks.
> s'marks

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