JEP 301: Enhanced Enums

John Rose john.r.rose at
Thu Dec 8 21:12:14 UTC 2016

On Dec 7, 2016, at 11:23 PM, forax at wrote:
> Name functions are not useful anymore, because now we have full real lambdas.

There is still a big place for named function enums. Lambdas let you say "here is a plus operator" but not "here is the plus operator which is abelian with unit 0". Enums can fill that gap, for now. 

– John

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