Round 1 feedback
paul.sandoz at oracle.com
Wed Jan 9 07:55:58 PST 2013
On Jan 9, 2013, at 3:53 PM, Brian Goetz <brian.goetz at Oracle.COM> wrote:
>> - The other main Guava uses that remained were Multimaps - and there
>> were many. Any plans to support them?;
> Yes! But indirectly. One reason we moved from
> is so that the collecting/grouping/reducing was decoupled from the
> stream library itself, through an abstraction such as Reducer/Collector.
> The Map type now appears as a type parameter to the Reducer/Collector,
> rather than burned into the return type of groupBy. The upshot is that
> Guava can add a few dozen lines of code to export Multimap-bearing
> reductions/collections (or you could) and then you could do:
> and have a Guava multimap.
I interpreted the question as "are we going to add a Multimap class to the JDK?".
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