Fwd: Lambda Expressions Backported to Java 7, 6 and 5
richard.bair at oracle.com
Wed Jul 24 08:01:22 PDT 2013
Interesting. If we end up using more Lambda's in FX, there might still be an easy way to maintain the back port to 7.
Begin forwarded message:
> From: Esko Luontola <esko.luontola at gmail.com>
> Subject: Lambda Expressions Backported to Java 7, 6 and 5
> Date: July 24, 2013 1:40:33 AM PDT
> To: lambda-dev at openjdk.java.net
> Hi all,
> Thought you might want to know about this:
> And thanks for developing the lambdas. :)
> I would just like to know that what is the probability for the
> implementation of LambdaMetafactory or InnerClassLambdaMetafactory being
> changed before the GA release of JDK 8?
> Currently Retrolambda relies on the fact that LambdaMetafactory
> dynamically generates exactly one class per each invocation of
> LambdaMetafactory's methods. Also it relies on the naming pattern of the
> generated lambda class and the synthetic methods in the class containing
> the lambda. If any of those implementation details change, I'll have to
> update Retrolambda.
> Esko Luontola
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