<i18n dev> RFR: JDK-8285932 Implementation of JEP 430 String Templates (Preview) [v65]

Joe Darcy darcy at openjdk.org
Sat May 6 02:57:20 UTC 2023

On Thu, 27 Apr 2023 17:21:23 GMT, Jim Laskey <jlaskey at openjdk.org> wrote:

>> Enhance the Java programming language with string templates, which are similar to string literals but contain embedded expressions. A string template is interpreted at run time by replacing each expression with the result of evaluating that expression, possibly after further validation and transformation. This is a [preview language feature and API](http://openjdk.java.net/jeps/12).
> Jim Laskey has updated the pull request incrementally with one additional commit since the last revision:
>   CSR recommendations

src/java.base/share/classes/java/lang/StringTemplate.java line 427:

> 425:      * {@link StringTemplate}. To accommodate concatenation, values are converted to strings
> 426:      * as if invoking {@link String#valueOf(Object)}.
> 427:      * @implNote {@link StringTemplate#STR} is statically imported implicitly into every

IMO the remark regarding  STR being auto-imported works better as an apiNote rather than an implNote.

Regarding interning, I think an implSpec of "may or may not be interned" provides maximum flexibility to the implementation.


PR Review Comment: https://git.openjdk.org/jdk/pull/10889#discussion_r1186601013

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