Suggestion: Add the method isEmpty in the classes StringBuilder and StringBuffer

Vitaly Davidovich vitalyd at
Mon Feb 11 17:08:01 UTC 2013

It should be isEmpty() -- empty() is usually for returning empty versions
of the class.  isEmpty is also consistent with String.

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On Feb 11, 2013 12:03 PM, "Paul Benedict" <pbenedict at> wrote:

> Do you want isEmpty() for bean access, or empty() like Collections? Since
> there isn't a getLength() but just length() (and size() for collections), I
> think the latter would be preferred.
> Paul

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