ARM Blocks: ease of use and for loops

Neal Gafter neal at
Mon Nov 23 10:40:56 PST 2009

On Mon, Nov 23, 2009 at 9:42 AM, Joshua Bloch <jjb at> wrote:

> I'm not sure if we want a Closeable-enabled version of a for-each loop in
> Java.  I discussed this topic with the guy who added the using statement to
> C# (Peter Hallam, now at Google), and he agreed that the Closeable for-each
> hybrid didn't really mesh with Java.

It would be interesting to hear Peter's own comments, rather than having the
hearsay filtered.

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