Java 8 RFR 6476168: (fmt) Inconsistency formatting subnormal doubles with hexadecimal conversion

Joe Darcy joe.darcy at
Thu Jul 18 05:31:14 UTC 2013

Hi Brian,

In the javadoc change, is there a reason for

     [1, 12],

rather than just

     [1, 12],


The update should discuss how normal (that is non-subnormal) values are 
handled with reduced precision.

The change should include tests of the newly specified behavior.



On 07/16/2013 12:50 PM, Brian Burkhalter wrote:
> Reviewers:
> Issue
> Webrev
> Change is to clarify the javadoc specification such that the implementation is in sync.
> Thanks,
> Brian

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