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  2. JDK-8241995

Clarify InetSocketAddress::toString specification

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Resolved
    • Priority: P4
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 14, 15
    • Fix Version/s: 17
    • Component/s: core-libs
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      Description

      The current specification wording for InetSocketAddress::toString is:

        "Constructs a string representation of this InetSocketAddress. This String
         is constructed by calling toString() on the InetAddress and concatenating
         the port number (with a colon). If the address is an IPv6 address, the IPv6
         literal is enclosed in square brackets. If the address is unresolved,
        <unresolved> is displayed in place of the address literal."

      The wording could be improved a little to avoid any potential confusion about how and when "<unresolved>" is displayed.

      This issue is filed in response to a question that was raised on net-dev, see:
        https://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/net-dev/2020-March/013725.html
        https://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/net-dev/2020-April/013747.html

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              Assignee:
              jboes Julia Boes (Inactive)
              Reporter:
              chegar Chris Hegarty
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