RFR (S) 8150180: String.value contents should be trusted

Aleksey Shipilev aleksey.shipilev at oracle.com
Fri Feb 19 15:50:16 UTC 2016

On 02/19/2016 05:36 PM, Peter Levart wrote:
> Yes, I understand the general principle of @Stable design and the role
> of default value in @Stable fields. But given that:
> But never mind. This is just me thinking loud.

Sure. The answer to those questions about @Stable is, as always: it
works like that; it was never supposed to do more than it does right
now; the time spent dealing with @Stable is better spent dealing with
generic problem of trusting final fields, without VM internal
annotations. @Stable paves the way in VM internals for that, but it does
not mean it should be catch-all feature.


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