array and diamond
maurizio.cimadamore at oracle.com
Sat Dec 10 11:38:22 UTC 2011
On 09-Dec-11 10:56 PM, Rémi Forax wrote:
> Is there a reason why the diamond syntax can't be used
> with an array ?
> List<?> list = new List<>;
Because the current inference rules would end up inferring:
List<?> list = new List<Object>;
If you special-cased diamond on arrays so that it is inferred as:
List<?> list = new List<?>;
Then it would be safe.
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