RFR: JDK-8215217: OpenJDK Source Has Too Many Swear Words
david.holmes at oracle.com
Tue Dec 11 21:44:31 UTC 2018
No issue with fixing F-bomb (though one comes from upstream sources I
think) and the Pitch typo, but seriously "damn" is not a swear word.
I have to suspect you ran a corporate word checker over the sources.
past participle: damned
(in Christian belief) be condemned by God to suffer eternal
punishment in hell.
"I treated her badly and I'll be damned to hell for it"
be doomed to misfortune or failure.
verb: damn; 3rd person present: damns; past tense: damned;
gerund or present participle: damning
"the enterprise was damned"
"the book damns her husband"
synonyms: condemn, censure, criticize, attack, denounce, deplore,
decry, revile, inveigh against; blame, chastise, castigate, berate,
upbraid, reprimand, rebuke, reprove, reprehend, take to task, find fault
with, give someone/something a bad press; deprecate, disparage;
informal: slam, hammer, lay into, cane, blast; informal: slate, slag
off, have a go at; archaic: slash, reprobate; rare: excoriate,
vituperate, arraign, objurgate, anathematize
"we are certainly not going to damn a product just because it is
antonyms: acclaim, praise
curse (someone or something).
"she cleared her throat, damning it for its huskiness"
synonyms: curse, put a curse on, put the evil eye on, execrate,
imprecate, hoodoo; More
informal put a jinx on, jinx;
"if we did not believe in God, we would be damned"
expressing anger or frustration.
"Damn! I completely forgot!"
used for emphasis, especially to express anger or frustration.
"turn that damn thing off!"
—— be damned
used to express defiance or rejection of someone or something previously
mentioned. "glory be damned!"
nothing at all. "there's damn all you can do about it"
damn someone/thing with faint praise
praise someone or something so unenthusiastically as to imply
condemnation. "it was a wretched review, damning poor Lisa with faint
I'm damned if
used to express a strong negative. "I'm damned if I know"
not be worth a damn
have no value at all. "your evidence isn't worth a damn"
not give a damn
not care at all. "people who don't give a damn about the environment"
well I'll be damned
used to express surprise. "Well, I'll be damned! What brings you here?"
On 12/12/2018 2:45 am, Adam Farley8 wrote:
> Sure thing:
> Best Regards
> Adam Farley
> IBM Runtimes
> Volker Simonis <volker.simonis at gmail.com> wrote on 11/12/2018 15:46:44:
>> From: Volker Simonis <volker.simonis at gmail.com>
>> To: adam.farley at uk.ibm.com
>> Cc: Java Core Libs <core-libs-dev at openjdk.java.net>
>> Date: 11/12/2018 15:47
>> Subject: Re: RFR: JDK-8215217: OpenJDK Source Has Too Many Swear Words
>> Hi Adam,
>> in order to prevent me from using swear words, could you please upload
>> your webrev to cr.openjdk.java.net :)
>> As you may have realized webrevs are a collection of HTML files and it
>> makes no big sense to provide them as a zip file.
>> Thank you and best regards,
>> On Tue, Dec 11, 2018 at 4:04 PM Adam Farley8 <adam.farley at uk.ibm.com>
>>> Hey All,
>>> I've spotted 12 instances of swear words in OpenJDK source comments,
>>> it seems appropriate to remove them.
>>> Bug: INVALID URI REMOVED
>>> I've created a webrev and attached to the bug.
>>> Also, I've mentioned in the bug that there are additional swears in
>>> excusable locations. It would be good to get the community's take on
>>> Reviews and opinions welcome. :)
>>> Best Regards
>>> Adam Farley
>>> IBM Runtimes
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