Notes on implementing concise calls to constructors with type parameters

Alex Buckley Alex.Buckley at Sun.COM
Thu May 14 16:50:36 PDT 2009

Rémi Forax wrote:
> Re-read section 4.8 of the JLS :)
> *"It is possible that future versions of the Java programming language 
> will disallow the use of raw types."
> *
> So it's seems that someone, one day conceive that.

Is it conceivable to drop raw types and hence migration compatibility? 
Sure. Is it an upgrade in behavior? Let's ask people still on 1.4 who 
use raw types. They may have something to say about the increased costs 
you'd impose on them when they try to upgrade their codebase.


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