forax at univ-mlv.fr
Mon Apr 21 05:39:40 PDT 2008
Is someone knows why package sun.reflect.generics is so complex ?
This package (and subpackage) it used to reify a generics signatures
to a java.lang.reflect.Type tree.
It creates a parser, parse the signature to create an AST,
and use a visitor to create the tree.
This package, contains in my opinion, lot of unecessary garbage.
- It creates an AST even if the Type tree can be created in one pass.
- A bunch of interfaces has only one implementation like Visitor.
- Use a visitor even if there is only one operation.
- Use lots of generics can be removed because only one instanciation
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