type inference

Chance notecrusher at gmail.com
Wed Mar 14 19:45:10 PDT 2012

On Wed, Feb 22, 2012 at 8:28 AM, Maurizio Cimadamore
<maurizio.cimadamore at oracle.com> wrote:
> As Brian said, details of type-inference are being figured out as we
> speak. The design space is, as you can imagine, fairly big, and
> solutions might vary from a full-blown global type-inferencer  (a la ML)
> to strategies that work in a more local environment. We think that the
> latter strategies have better chance of succeeding in the Java ecosystem

Is type inference being added only as it relates to lambdas or as a
general language feature so that you could declare a String as:
s = "hey";


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