Fwd: Re: Question about improvement on reified generics

Marcus Manning iconsize at gmail.com
Mon Oct 30 18:29:20 UTC 2017




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Subject: 	Re: Question about improvement on reified generics
Date: 	Mon, 30 Oct 2017 14:34:50 +0100
From: 	Marcus Manning <iconsize at gmail.com>
To: 	Vijay Lakshminarayanan <laksvij at hawk.iit.edu>



Sorry, forgot it:
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/jvmls2016-goetz-3126134.pdf

2017-10-29 23:27 GMT+01:00 Vijay Lakshminarayanan <laksvij at hawk.iit.edu 
<mailto:laksvij at hawk.iit.edu>>:

    Can you include the link to [1]?

    On Fri, Oct 27, 2017 at 8:29 AM, Marcus Manning <iconsize at gmail.com
    <mailto:iconsize at gmail.com>> wrote:
     > Hello Valhalla-Dev,
     >
     > I have a question to the the improvement of reified generics in
    java. I read
     > about it by [1]
     > If I understand it correctly, class<value type> will be reified,
    but not
     > class<reference type>, right? But then, on page 31 of [1]
    something like a
     > reified String is captured and String is a reference type? After
    all, will
     > class<reference type> become a reified type?
     >
     > Best regards,
     >
     > Marcus
     >




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