Request for Review (#2) : CR#8001634 : Initial set of lambda functional interfaces
mike.duigou at oracle.com
Tue Nov 20 04:58:12 UTC 2012
On Nov 14 2012, at 02:48 , Stephen Colebourne wrote:
> On 13 November 2012 19:05, Mike Duigou <mike.duigou at oracle.com> wrote:
>> - Mapper.map becomes Function.apply
>> - Factory.make becomes Supplier.get
>> - Specializations of Supplier for int, long, double
>> - Reorder type variables to put result last
>> - Fixes many javadoc and stylistic comments.
>> What didn't change:
>> - Block was not renamed to Action or Procedure. The name Block.apply currently conflicts with Function.apply and should be renamed. Block.accept? Block.perform?
>> - Combiner will be part of the full API but it's only present in this patch as a comment.
>> - No default methods.
>> Unless there are sustained and persuasive objections this will be committed to the jdk8/tl workspace at the end of this week or early next week. (Hence "core-libs-dev" being the primary review list)
> The interface definitions say nothing about null. I'd like to see
> something in there, even if it is to say "null handling behaviour is
> defined by the implementation".
For these interfaces it's defined by the APIs which utilize them. I'm unsure how useful it is to say "treatment of nulls depends on usage".
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