PROPOSAL: Named and Optional parameters, "Java-style"

Frédéric Martini frederic.martini at
Thu Oct 20 07:09:56 PDT 2011

If the langage allow to call any existing methods using named-parameters,
the parameter's names will become a very important part of the API, like
class or method's names. So any change in the parameter's names will be a
potentially breaking change !

It would be better to limit that to some methods (tagged via annotation or


2011/10/20 Rémi Forax <forax at>

> > But it should not be possible on all methods, to avoid possible
> > incompatibility on the future...
> Could you elaborate ?
> Rémi

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