defaultvalue and enclosing instances
srikanth.adayapalam at oracle.com
Sat Sep 15 01:26:16 UTC 2018
On Friday 14 September 2018 09:47 PM, Victor Nazarov wrote:
> пт, 14 сент. 2018 г., 19:06 John Rose <john.r.rose at oracle.com
> <mailto:john.r.rose at oracle.com>>:
> On Sep 14, 2018, at 1:32 AM, Srikanth
> <srikanth.adayapalam at oracle.com
> <mailto:srikanth.adayapalam at oracle.com>> wrote:
> > ... (d) other solutions ...
> The simplest one comes to mind: Allow T.default to have a default
> of null, as a special case for inner values. Referring to the
> outer instance from
> a default inner instance will thus fail with NPE. "It hurts when
> I do this, Doctor"
> "Then don't do that."
> But this means that you can't use enclosed value type instances.
Not quite. Properly enclosed value instances can be created via the
classic constructor notation: e.g:
new Outer().new InnerValue();
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