ARM syntax and new keywords
david.goodenough at btconnect.com
Thu Nov 26 10:10:36 PST 2009
On Thursday 26 November 2009, Joshua Bloch wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 26, 2009 at 9:37 AM, Neal Gafter <neal at gafter.com> wrote:
> > Now that jdk7 will include a syntax for using names that are otherwise
> > keywords (the syntax is #"name"), the backward-compatibility breakage
> > adding a new keyword is much less severe.
> Let's not jump the gun! Sun's recently announced closures effort has
> barely gotten underway, and no syntax has been chosen. Mark made it
> that syntax he presented at Devoxx was a hastily constructed straw man.
> Happy Thanksgiving,
It will be interesting to see how they go about doing that choosing. Will it
be a Coin like process, or are Sun going into a closed room and then produce
a result on their own?
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