Design for collections upgrades

Neal Gafter neal at
Sun Mar 13 10:41:15 PDT 2011

On Sun, Mar 13, 2011 at 10:20 AM, Brian Goetz <brian.goetz at>wrote:

> > Finally, I should point out to the language designers out there that
> > these APIs can be structured as a monad, not because we want
> > programmers to think of them as such but because it provides great
> > flexibility in clients wanting to port or reuse code from one
> > computational domain to another.  Some expert familiar with such
> > techniques should take a more firm role influencing the shape of these
> > APIs.  I don't know who is on the expert group so I can't recommend
> > anyone in particular.
> The conclusion in this last sentence doesn't make sense.  You can
> certainly recommend someone; if by some chance that person happens to be
> on the EG already, then your recommendation degenerates into a mere note
> of approval.

Um, OK.  I recommend Erik Meijer.


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