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  2. JDK-8183583

LSSerializer docs have invalid character

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    • Bug
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • P3
    • 10
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    • xml
    • b15
    • Not verified

    Description

      The javadoc-generated file has an invalid character on line 236, in the sentence:

      An example would be serializing
       the element &lt;LaCa\F1ada/&gt; with <code>encoding="us-ascii"</code>.

      It shows up in the previous text as "\F1".

      It arises from this text in the source file:
      jaxp/src/java.xml/share/classes/org/w3c/dom/ls/LSSerializer.java

      An example would be serializing
       * the element &lt;LaCa\u00f1ada/&gt; with <code>encoding="us-ascii"</code>.

      javadoc should be better at handling characters like this (JDK-8183582) but it would also be better if the source used an entity here, instead of a direct Unicode character. Unicode f1 is "Latin Small Letter N with Tilde" so the appropriate entity is &ntilde;

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              joehw Joe Wang
              jjg Jonathan Gibbons
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