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## src/java.desktop/share/classes/javax/imageio/plugins/tiff/TIFFField.java

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@@ -1284,11 +1284,15 @@
/**
* Returns a {@code String} containing a human-readable
* version of the data item. Data of type
* {@code TIFFTag.TIFF_RATIONAL} or {@code TIFF_SRATIONAL} are
* represented as a pair of integers separated by a
- * {@code '/'} character.
+ * {@code '/'} character. If the numerator of a
+ * {@code TIFFTag.TIFF_RATIONAL} or {@code TIFF_SRATIONAL} is an integral
+ * multiple of the denominator, then the value is represented as
+ * {@code "q/1"} where {@code q} is the quotient of the numerator and
+ * denominator.
*
* @param index The index of the data.
* @return The data at the given index as a {@code String}.
* @throws ClassCastException if the field is not of one of the
* legal field types.

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