PROPOSAL: open and close brace optional for single statement try, catch, finally, method declaration
neal at gafter.com
Mon Mar 30 09:11:45 PDT 2009
On Mon, Mar 30, 2009 at 8:07 AM, Tom Hawtin <Thomas.Hawtin at sun.com> wrote:
> Neal Gafter wrote:
>> On Mon, Mar 30, 2009 at 6:25 AM, Tom Hawtin <Thomas.Hawtin at sun.com> wrote:
>>> This is similar to the dangling-else ambiguity.
>> Perhaps, but the Java grammar does not have a dangling-else ambiguity.
> I think that is inappropriately pedantic. JLS 3rd Ed, 14.5/p368: 'the if
> statement of the Java programming language suffers from the so-called
> "dangling else problme,".' I don't know how parser implementations tend to
> handle the issue.
Parser implementations tend to handle the issue by following the
grammar in the JLS, which is not ambiguous. See the discussion
following your quote.
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