Update on JSR 334 Expert Group activities
reinier at zwitserloot.com
Tue Jan 25 04:45:10 PST 2011
Hmm, you're right. __ all by itself is an identifier. Nevermind.
On Tue, Jan 25, 2011 at 10:09 AM, Bruce Chapman <
brucechapman at paradise.net.nz> wrote:
> On 25/01/2011 9:22 p.m., Reinier Zwitserloot wrote:
>> One good reason to disallow multiple underscores is to keep multiple
>> underscores available for future language expansion. Presumably JDK7 isn't
>> the last java release to have new language features. I admit I can't think
>> of anything that would be best served by multiple underscores, but who
>> what java needs 5 years from now?
> so what future language expansion can you possibly foresee happening in the
> middle of a numeric literal?
> (which is the only place this single/multiple underscore issue relates to)
> It can't be used as a new operator because it is already a valid
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