Updating class javafx.beans.binding.When

Nir Lisker nlisker at gmail.com
Thu Feb 8 14:40:42 UTC 2018

Iv'e managed to refactor a large portion of the class. About a 1/3 of the
(repetitious) code was removed.

On Tue, Feb 6, 2018 at 1:08 AM, Nir Lisker <nlisker at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> I was looking at https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8089579, which
> prompted me to have a look at When. There are a few points I would like to
> address:
> * StringConditionBuilder#otherwise(ObservableStringValue) does not check
> for null as other condition builders do. This results in a deeper NPE
> when StringCondition tries to register a listener to the
> ObservableStringValue.
> * I would like a (re)evaluation on the above bug ticket and thoughts on
> the proposal of "on demand evaluation" using a Supplier or a similar
> method. The behavior of the intended implementation would be to evaluate
> 'then' and 'otherwise' whenever their condition is met, and only then.
> * The class can benefit from some small refactoring, such as using
> Objects.requireNonNull for null checks and some code reuse to reduce the
> chance of bugs such as the missing null check of StringConditionBuilder.
> * There are a few Javadoc corrections and some clarifications of the
> current behavior could be beneficial as well.
> I can work on all of the above. How to proceed?
> - Nir

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