Lambda-related changes to collection api

Brian Goetz brian.goetz at
Mon Nov 29 04:33:33 UTC 2010

We're in the process of spinning up this effort.  We have no answer for you 
now other than "there will be some", but as we progress you'll see details 
showing up in one or more of: this list, lambda-dev, concurrency-interest.

On 11/24/2010 1:57 PM, Adam Rabung wrote:
> Hi,
> I would like to learn more about how the collection library will change when
> lambdas are introduced in JDK 8.  Specifically:
> 1. What methods are being considered? (ie, map, filter)
> 2. For a map-like method that can produce a collection of a different type,
> what will the return type be?  Will => str.length) return an
> ArrayList, or an Iterable?
> Any info/links would be much appreciated.  I'm sorry if this is the wrong forum.
> Thanks,
> Adam

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