On 4 Oct, 2008, at 11:27 pm, Ville Voutilainen wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 5, 2008 at 12:56 AM, Philip Hudson
> <phil.hudson@...> wrote:
>> I suggest the following for FastStringBuffer.
>> o Separate out and preserve all existing functionality of FSB over
>> and above that of StringBuffer/StringBuilder.
>> o Replace the guts of the FSB implementation with a composed instance
>> of StringBuilder, which was introduced into the Java 5 API for
>> So, is this the kind of thing we want to be focussing on right now,
>> or is there something higher-priority I should do?
> I think this is a great idea and should definitely be done.
Great, I'll start on refactoring FastStringBuffer now.
> It''s even
> better if we
> can just replace FastStringBuffer with StringBuilder.
Sadly there is (or seems to be) just enough custom behavior in FSB to
make this non-trivial. I will definitely bear it in mind as a
subsidiary goal though, perhaps to do on a second pass once we're
confident the first pass is OK.
Phil Hudson PGP/GnuPG ID: 0x887DCA63