Idea how to implement VT/VO compatibility in JVM

Stéphane Épardaud stef at
Thu Jan 22 13:43:59 UTC 2015

On 01/22/2015 02:41 PM, Vitaly Davidovich wrote:
> So this type of use case would be a problem if generics were there 
> from day 1 but ? didn't exist.  What you want here is be able to 
> invoke generic methods at runtime /late bound, and not necessarily 
> coercing everything to extend ?.
Well, I don't think we can invoke generic methods of value types unless 
we can either know the value type statically or unless we can box them.

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