PROPOSAL: Auto-assignment Parameters

Mark Mahieu markmahieu at
Thu Mar 26 12:27:39 PDT 2009

2009/3/25 Stephen Colebourne <scolebourne at>
> Very cool. I like it.


> >
> > The following variations have been explored and are worth mentioning:
> >
> > * Allow auto-assignment parameters on all non-abstract methods.
> >     This may be especially useful on the extremely common 'setter'
> methods
> > in 'value object' classes.
> I think its right to leave this out for now, pending more investigation
> into a bigger properties solution.

Perhaps so, although it would be a very simple way to improve the state of
affairs for POJOs right now.  The additions to the grammar could be a little
smaller than those I proposed as well :)

> Stephen


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