Extend switch .. case statement for Object types and simple expressions

Joseph D. Darcy Joe.Darcy at Sun.COM
Thu May 28 12:36:27 PDT 2009

Yes, the specification section essentially fails to explain what the 
construct is intended to mean, which alone is grounds for 
disqualification.  In any case (pun intended), since this proposal was 
not selected for further consideration continued discussion of it in 
this forum is superfluous.


Neal Gafter wrote:
> Ulf-
> I don't think Joe is complaining about examples.  Examples are nice 
> for motivating and teaching language changes, but not for fully 
> understanding them.  Your specification is very short and doesn't give 
> enough detail to understand or evaluate the proposal.  You suggest 
> "stopping" where the changes seem too radical, but the specification 
> doesn't appear to have any separable parts.
> Regards,
> Neal
> On Thu, May 28, 2009 at 12:42 AM, Ulf Zibis <Ulf.Zibis at gmx.de 
> <mailto:Ulf.Zibis at gmx.de>> wrote:
>     again, can you please be more specific, which examples are
>     confusing for you,
>     and in which way?
>     Am 20.05.2009 00:44, Joe Darcy schrieb:
>     > I'm also a bit confused over what exactly is being proposed.

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