pbenedict at apache.org
Fri Nov 20 16:32:31 PST 2009
Yes, I know it's #", but that doesn't matter much to me. I see the
pound sign and think it's the ugliest string escape syntax in
existence. There, I said it :-)
On Fri, Nov 20, 2009 at 5:00 PM, Rémi Forax <forax at univ-mlv.fr> wrote:
> Le 20/11/2009 21:21, Paul Benedict a écrit :
>> If anything, I would tell the JSR-292 folks to use ^ over # for their
>> exotic identifiers ;-) But in terms of the closures, I think # is kind
>> of the universal identifier of a method .. especially since I saw that
>> method literals (using #) are also in JDK 7.
> Hi Paul,
> Exotic identifiers start with #" and not only #, so there is no problem,
> the lexer is able to handle that.
>> On Fri, Nov 20, 2009 at 1:44 PM, Neal Gafter<neal at gafter.com> wrote:
>>> The 0.6a syntax is based on CLang, but with # instead of ^. I kind of
>>> ^ better, but that's slightly inconsistent with method references, which
>>> must use # because (a) that's the javadoc syntax, and (b) it would be
>>> ambiguous to use ^.
>>> How would you feel about using ^ instead of # for function types and
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