Next rounds of prototype

Vlad Ureche vlad.ureche at gmail.com
Fri Jul 10 04:41:00 UTC 2015


On Thu, Jul 9, 2015 at 4:33 PM, Brian Goetz <brian.goetz at oracle.com> wrote:

>
> The central complaint about the existing prototype has been the lack of
> a common supertype between Foo<int> and Foo<String>, other than Object.
> (Much existing code relies on wildcards, for better or worse.)
>

Thanks for letting us know, that's a very exciting turn of events!
Erased views for specialized classes (or a different solution that achieves
this) will make translating Scala to Valhalla bytecode much easier.

Looking forward to playing around with the prototype!

Cheers,
Vlad


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