JDK-8273642: The UUID class does not implement RFC4122 fully (UUID type 5 is missing).

Mario Pavlov mario.g.pavlov at gmail.com
Thu Nov 11 17:17:51 UTC 2021

Hi Aleksey,
Thanks for your answer.
In that case maybe I should start with something even smaller, e.g.
What do you think?


On Thu, Nov 11, 2021 at 7:00 PM Aleksey Shipilev <shade at redhat.com> wrote:

> On 11/11/21 5:33 PM, Mario Pavlov wrote:
> > What are the next steps? Should I get approval to work on this?
> AFAIU, the nature of this work implies extending the UUID spec a little,
> since we would need to
> mention Version 5 somewhere, which would require submitting the CSR [1]
> and working through it. This
> would require JIRA access privileges that are not granted to first-time
> contributors. I would
> suggest to do something that does not require API tweaks first, to get the
> taste of JDK development.
> Otherwise, if you have anyone who can help you with CSR, I would say the
> next step would be doing a
> PR against mainline that implements the feature.
> --
> Thanks,
> -Aleksey
> [1] https://wiki.openjdk.java.net/display/csr/Main

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