<i18n dev> [9] RFR: 8048123: Replace calendars.properties with another mechanism to specify a new Japanese calendar era

Masayoshi Okutsu masayoshi.okutsu at oracle.com
Tue Jul 22 23:12:19 UTC 2014

Thank you for catching it! I forgot to restore "return null;".


On 7/23/2014 3:44 AM, Naoto Sato wrote:
> Okutsu-san,
> I have one question. It looks like if the user specifies the 
> additional era syntactically incorrect, it throws a RuntimeException. 
> Should it just be ignored, as the spec reads "If the given era is 
> invalid, such as the since value before the beginning of the last 
> predefined era, the given era will be ignored"?
> Naoto
> On 7/22/14, 12:06 AM, Masayoshi Okutsu wrote:
>> Hello,
>> Please review the change for JDK-8048123. This change removes all the
>> era definitions in ${java.home}/lib/calendars.properties. (The property
>> file will eventually be gone later.) The major change is that any new
>> era of the Japanese calendar should now be defined using new property
>> "jdk.calendar.japanese.supplemental.era".
>> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8048123
>> Webrev includes some unrelated cleanups.
>> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~okutsu/9/8048123/webrev.00/
>> Thanks,
>> Masayoshi

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