[concurrency-interest] JLS 17.5

Dr Heinz M. Kabutz heinz at javaspecialists.eu
Fri Feb 28 04:45:36 EST 2020


On 2020/02/28 10:38, Andrew Haley wrote:
> On 2/26/20 1:58 PM, Dr Heinz M. Kabutz via Concurrency-interest wrote:
>> It assumes that String has an "offset" field and when we make a
>> substring.  However, this was changed in Java 7 already, thus the JLS
>> should be updated.
> Isn't this just a "for example," though? The JLS doesn't specify how a
> String is implemented.
Correct, but it's confusing to someone trying to understand what is 
meant. This of course originates from the JMM which has the same example.


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