JDK-8177678 : Overstatement of universality of Era.getDisplayName() implementation
  • Type: Bug
  • Component: core-libs
  • Sub-Component: java.time
  • Affected Version: 9
  • Priority: P4
  • Status: Closed
  • Resolution: Fixed
  • Submitted: 2017-03-27
  • Updated: 2017-11-29
  • Resolved: 2017-03-28
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The javadoc for Era.getDisplayName() states wishfully that "This default implementation is suitable for all implementations." Since in JDK 9 it was necessary to add an override for this method (JDK-8054214), the exaggerated claim of universality should be removed or amended.

Review thread: http://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/core-libs-dev/2017-March/046956.html