closures after all?
Joseph D. Darcy
Joe.Darcy at Sun.COM
Wed Nov 18 15:48:20 PST 2009
Rémi Forax wrote:
> Le 19/11/2009 00:20, Artur Biesiadowski a écrit :
>> Rémi Forax wrote:
>>> In my opinion the only flaw of this new proposal is that function types
>>> are not reified.
>>> So expect warning on cast and no way to do an instanceof on a function type.
>> Does it also mean no primitives as arguments or return values? How it
>> will work with closure-as-single-method-interface-implementation trick?
>> Artur Biesiadowski
> No, you can use primitive types where you want but because
> the interface corresponding to the function type is always parametrized
> by an exception type, it's not a refied type.
The work Mark announced is preliminary; no doubt many further details
will be available in the near future so I think analysis of the proposal
should be deferred until there is more of a proposal to analyze :-)
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