Notes on implementing concise calls to constructors with type parameters

Ulf Zibis Ulf.Zibis at
Thu May 14 17:00:20 PDT 2009

I'm not suggesting to _generally_ disallow raw types, but in the special 
given context, and only for -source 1.7.


Am 15.05.2009 01:50, Alex Buckley schrieb:
> 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.
> Alex

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