Virtual extension methods -- second draft

Brian Goetz brian.goetz at
Tue Jun 8 06:14:44 PDT 2010

I've updated the draft on Defender Methods:

On 5/14/2010 7:16 PM, Brian Goetz wrote:
> The attached document reflects our current thinking in the area of
> extension methods, which was introduced in section 8 of the Strawman
> proposal. This document (arguably) improves on the static extension
> method scheme presented there.
> Comments on the technical merits and flaws of the scheme are welcome
> (there are lots of details to be fleshed out, of course.) Comparisons to
> the previous (static) extension method scheme outlined in the strawman
> are also fair game.
> Comments to the effect of "I like XYZ other scheme better" are not.
> (Where XYZ could be use-site extension methods, traits, mixins, etc.
> Those have already been considered and rejected as viable approaches for
> Project Lambda.)

More information about the lambda-dev mailing list