PROPOSAL: Method and Field Literals

Michael Nascimento misterm at
Wed Mar 11 08:57:40 PDT 2009

On Wed, Mar 11, 2009 at 12:55 PM, Kevin Bourrillion <kevinb at> wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 11, 2009 at 6:11 AM, Stephen Colebourne
> <scolebourne at> wrote:
>> - Constructor literals have to be included. If you don't then
>> developers will find it an unexplained gap. See FCM section 2.2 which
>> uses Type#(argTypes)
> Yes, and the worst case scenario is to mimic the Javadoc syntax:
> ArrayList#ArrayList(int).

Nope, since this, unfortunately, is a valid method name :-(

The ugly alternative would be Type#<init>(argTypes).

Michael Nascimento Santos

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