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From Stephen Colebourne <>
Subject Re: [Numbers] API of "Complex"
Date Thu, 01 Feb 2018 16:59:01 GMT
On 1 February 2018 at 15:30, Gary Gregory <> wrote:
> For example, (picking a made up example) this reads really well to me:
> Pair.of(foo, bar) because that what you'd use in spoken English.
> OTOH, this does not read well to me: Fraction.of(num, denum); this would be
> better: Fraction.from(num, denum)

In JSR-310, of() is used when there is little work performed in the
factory, and relatively low chance of an error. from() is used when
performing a complex conversion, that has a higher chance of failure,


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