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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: P4
    • Resolution: Cannot Reproduce
    • Affects Version/s: 6
    • Fix Version/s: 6
    • Component/s: tools
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      Description

      The message format string for appletviewer.main.warn.prop.overwrite
      in share/classes/sun/applet/resources/MsgAppletViewer.java is broken.

      The single quote character in "user's" needs to be "user''s"
      (double quote characters) as in all the other format strings in the
      file. The incorrect quote character prevents the string substitution
      fields in the format string (as in {0}, {1} and {2}) from being
      substituted. The resulting message seen by the end-user currently
      looks like this:

      Warning: Temporarily overwriting system property at users request: key: {0} old value: {1} new value: {2}

      While you are fixing the bug may I suggest simply deleting it entirely?
      As a user I don't even want this message.
      It is generated as a result of my passing in system properties on
      the command line as in "appletviewer -J-Dmy.property=some.value ...".
      I just went to the trouble to type that long command line and the last thing
      I want to see is some huge 100+ character warning message wrapped around
      my terminal window.

      This message is new to 1.3. It did not exist in 1.2.2, 1.1.x or any
      previous Java release. Please just get rid of it entirely.

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              • Assignee:
                yan Yuri Nesterenko
                Reporter:
                jdn Jeffrey Nisewanger (Inactive)
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