There needs to be support for java.time in java.text.MessageFormat

Stephen Colebourne scolebourne at
Mon Jun 17 11:53:24 UTC 2013

On 17 June 2013 12:40, Alan Bateman <Alan.Bateman at> wrote:
> On 17/06/2013 11:05, Nick Williams wrote:
>> Thanks. I have filed two different bugs for these two different problems.
> Here they are:
> 8016743: java.text.MessageFormat does not support java.time.* types
> 8016742: JAXB does not support java.time.* types
> Note that JAXB is maintained in an upstream project (they periodically do
> source drops into OpenJDK). I don't know if support for java.time requires
> API changes or not but just to mention that JAXB is tied to a standalone JSR
> and I think they the requirement to be able to drop-in into jdk7 builds.

That could be a problem, but its really a process one. It shouldn't be
users that suffer as a result of issues like that (but there isn't
anything I can do about it other than wave my hands...)

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