Draft proposal: allow the use of relational operators on Comparable classes
Thomas.Hawtin at Sun.COM
Thu Mar 19 09:41:02 PDT 2009
Howard Lovatt wrote:
> Dots are also a bad solution because you can get confusing expressions:
> Is this:
> (5.) < (.4)
This is a lexical issue. The lexer is greedy, so yes the tokens would be
"5." "<" ".4". I don't believe this lexical issue would be a real
problem in real code. For instance the expressions "f<.4" and "i.<.4"
would both work as expected.
 >> and >>> are the only real oddities in Java. As well as being
double and triple close of generics, they are some obscure operators
that don't really belong in Java (IMO).
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