I need your opinion...
patrick at moor.ws
Sat Mar 21 14:01:44 PDT 2009
John Rose wrote:
> On Mar 21, 2009, at 12:52 PM, Marek Kozieł wrote:
>> Allow final variables and final Fields (except blank final), to not
>> having explicit Type.
> Yes. Someone should work exactly this (and no more) into a separate
> proposal, if it hasn't been done already.
use this as a template:
> -- John
> Alternatives: "? foo" would sort of work since the "?" works, as a
> wildcard, for some other type uses, but it is way too strange
> looking. A new declare-and-assign operator would be nice for a wrist-
> friendly language, but IMO it is too different from existing Java
> declaration syntaxes. Beyond subjective esthetics, consistency of
> syntax is important to both mechanical and biological parsers.
> Meanwhile, "final" variables avoid ambiguities about programmer
> intention for additional assignments to mutable variables, so "final"
> works with extra grace for auto-typed variables.
More information about the coin-dev