State of the Java Style Guidelines document

Fernando Cassia fcassia at
Wed Aug 30 19:58:40 UTC 2017

On 8/30/17, Mike Duigou <openjdk at> wrote:
> I would be very disappointed if the Guidelines were finalized and
> published in their current form. While a noble and necessary effort I
> believe the proposal still tries to formalize too much and admits too
> much personal preference. Draft V6 is big improvement over V5

"Shipping is a feature: your product should have it" -Jamie Zawinski

"A 50%-good solution that people actually have solves more problems
and survives longer than a 99% solution that nobody has because it’s
in your lab where you’re endlessly polishing the damn thing. Shipping
is a feature. A really important feature. Your product must have it."

Just my $0.02

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