Return 'this' proposal

Joseph D. Darcy Joe.Darcy at Sun.COM
Wed Mar 18 23:52:50 PDT 2009

Reinier Zwitserloot wrote:
> Joe,
> What's the coin viability for a proposal that does NOT change the type  
> system, but just introduces syntax sugar that translates:
> expression.setBar().setBaz();
> to:
> TypeOfExpression $unique = expression;
> $unique.setBar();
> $unique.setBaz();

I'm not in favor of language changes which retrofit a fluent interface 
on an API not designed to have one.


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