changeset 38575:69a809ef2aa4

6961865: javadoc for Boolean.valueOf(String) with null argument not clearly specified Reviewed-by: shade
author darcy
date Thu, 26 May 2016 13:18:32 -0700
parents a1af6c6ada38
children ccaac80108c5
files jdk/src/java.base/share/classes/java/lang/Boolean.java
diffstat 1 files changed, 11 insertions(+), 9 deletions(-) [+]
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--- a/jdk/src/java.base/share/classes/java/lang/Boolean.java	Thu May 26 13:06:54 2016 -0700
+++ b/jdk/src/java.base/share/classes/java/lang/Boolean.java	Thu May 26 13:18:32 2016 -0700
@@ -117,7 +117,9 @@
      * Parses the string argument as a boolean.  The {@code boolean}
      * returned represents the value {@code true} if the string argument
      * is not {@code null} and is equal, ignoring case, to the string
-     * {@code "true"}. <p>
+     * {@code "true"}.
+     * Otherwise, a false value is returned, including for a null
+     * argument.<p>
      * Example: {@code Boolean.parseBoolean("True")} returns {@code true}.<br>
      * Example: {@code Boolean.parseBoolean("yes")} returns {@code false}.
      *
@@ -165,6 +167,8 @@
      * specified string.  The {@code Boolean} returned represents a
      * true value if the string argument is not {@code null}
      * and is equal, ignoring case, to the string {@code "true"}.
+     * Otherwise, a false value is returned, including for a null
+     * argument.
      *
      * @param   s   a string.
      * @return  the {@code Boolean} value represented by the string.
@@ -241,14 +245,12 @@
 
     /**
      * Returns {@code true} if and only if the system property named
-     * by the argument exists and is equal to the string {@code
-     * "true"}. (Beginning with version 1.0.2 of the Java&trade;
-     * platform, the test of this string is case insensitive.) A
-     * system property is accessible through {@code getProperty}, a
-     * method defined by the {@code System} class.
-     * <p>
-     * If there is no property with the specified name, or if the specified
-     * name is empty or null, then {@code false} is returned.
+     * by the argument exists and is equal to, ignoring case, the
+     * string {@code "true"}.
+     * A system property is accessible through {@code getProperty}, a
+     * method defined by the {@code System} class.  <p> If there is no
+     * property with the specified name, or if the specified name is
+     * empty or null, then {@code false} is returned.
      *
      * @param   name   the system property name.
      * @return  the {@code boolean} value of the system property.