Problem with method references
howard.lovatt at gmail.com
Fri Jan 14 14:18:46 PST 2011
On 15/01/2011, at 4:35 AM, Stephen Colebourne <scolebourne at joda.org> wrote:
> On 14 January 2011 16:38, Brian Goetz <brian.goetz at oracle.com> wrote:
>>> Something like: new#Integer(int)
>> I think we'd discussed
> Since there is talk of keeping the ref and immediate syntaxes the
> same, perhaps we should consider adding a synonm for object
> Integer a = new Integer(2);
> Integer a = Integer.new(2);
> I'd love to see that as it would make it much easier to discover
> whether 'new' or a factory should be used when using an IDE.
> Integer a = Integer.<ctrl-space> -> choice of 'new' or 'valueOf'
> Going even further, there could be a way to make certain factories
> used in place of 'new'.
This would be great, we could also target type and write:
Integer i = new( 2 );
Unfortunately I suspect it won't happen :(
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