Deprecating puzzling APIs

Behrang Saeedzadeh behrangsa at
Thu Feb 10 06:49:32 UTC 2011

In particular, I am referring to Integer.getInteger,
Boolean.getBoolean, etc. series of methods. These methods are API
smells, confusing to new users, and can lead to all sorts of bugs.
Shouldn't we start deprecating these methods?

Behrang Saeedzadeh

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