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From Henri Yandell <>
Subject Re: [lang] Time for RC3?
Date Fri, 29 Apr 2011 05:56:34 GMT
On Wed, Apr 27, 2011 at 9:58 PM, Henri Yandell <> wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 22, 2011 at 11:36 PM, Henri Yandell <> wrote:
>> These are the current blocking items in play afaik:
>> * Email thread - what else should implement Formattable?
> Sounds like this is now:
> * Update javadoc for Mutable classes to indicate that they can't do
> much to make them useful in String.format.
> We could consider making Fraction, StopWatch and others use Format
> under the hood and thus implementing Formattable, but I'm not sure I
> see much point. I also don't see adding Formattable later on as a
> backwards compat issue, but maybe I'm being dim (flu + newborn,
> verrrrry dim right now).

Note, I don't consider either of these to be required for 3.0. I've
documented the javadoc as LANG-698 and the consideration of adding
Formattable as LANG-699.

>> * LANG-696/Email thread - getShortName. What to do with the (String)
>> variant. Remove others.
> I've updated LANG-696. I think we need to decide which of the following we want:
> getSimpleName(Map.Entry.class) => "Entry"  [Matches JVM]
> getSimpleName(Map.Entry.class) => "Map.Entry" [Matches Lang 2.x]

I think we should think more on this (i.e. post 3.0) and it's not the
end of the world to be stuck with getSimpleName until 4.0.


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