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  1. JDK
  2. JDK-7086489

File.lastModified should specify accuracy as well as resolution

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        java.io.File says
        A long value representing the time the file was last modified, measured in milliseconds since the epoch (00:00:00 GMT, January 1, 1970),

        But just because the *units* are milliseconds, doesn't mean that the returned value is necessarily accurate down to the millisecond.

        The File API should clarify the distinction and give the expected accuracy for common platforms.

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                Assignee:
                bpb Brian Burkhalter
                Reporter:
                jjg Jonathan Gibbons
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