JEP 286: Local-Variable Type Inference: Usage

Kevin Rushforth kevin.rushforth at
Thu Mar 29 18:31:25 UTC 2018

I filed:

I'll send out a separate heads-up today (as we always do when requiring 
an update to our tool chain) and we can target this for next week if no 

-- Kevin

Kevin Rushforth wrote:
> As a prerequisite, we would need to update the minimum boot JDK to JDK 
> 10, which I was going to propose doing anyway -- it seems the right 
> time now that JDK 10 is out.
> I have no objections to then allowing the use of 'var' in new code.
> Do any others have any concerns?
> -- Kevin
> Nir Lisker wrote:
>> Hello,
>> A style guide for usage of 'var' has been published at
>> Can we start 
>> using
>> this feature in contributions to OpenJFX?
>> - Nir

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