Problem with StringBuffer
abies at pg.gda.pl
Tue Apr 4 14:15:15 PDT 2000
Archie Cobbs wrote:
> // Note: value, offset, and count are not private, because
> // StringBuffer uses them for faster access
> - char value;
> - int offset;
> - int count;
> + char value; // really "final"
> + int offset; // really "final"
> + int count; // really "final"
And why these fields are not in fact final ? They are assigned to only
in constructor so they could be safely marked as final. I don't suppose
it will make any difference in speed with current jit, but it would be
selfdocumenting code - plus possibility of catching some bug early
during String changes/optimalizations.
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