ARM syntax and new keywords
forax at univ-mlv.fr
Thu Nov 26 13:09:44 PST 2009
Le 26/11/2009 22:04, Rémi Forax a écrit :
> Le 26/11/2009 18:37, Neal Gafter a écrit :
>> On Thu, Nov 26, 2009 at 6:31 AM, Jonathan Lawson<jonty.lawson at gmail.com>wrote:
>>> A pretty long post I'm afraid, but I hope it is contributing something of
>>> I've been following the discussions about ARM and a question about the
>>> syntax has been niggling at me: wouldn't it be better using a new keyword?
>> Now that jdk7 will include a syntax for using names that are otherwise
>> keywords (the syntax is #"name"), the backward-compatibility breakage of
>> adding a new keyword is much less severe. Also, context-sensitive keywords
>> are a true-and-tried technique, just not used yet in Java.
> Exotic identifier doesn't solve the whole problem.
> Using a new keyword as the name of a package still hold.
It seems to work with package name.
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