Implicit 'this' return for void methods
Ulf.Zibis at CoSoCo.de
Tue Apr 1 11:26:22 UTC 2014
Am 01.04.2014 11:28, schrieb Bruce Chapman:
> Slightly preceding Ulf's coin proposal by a few hours was
> Where I suggested the "naked dot" notation (coined in
> http://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/coin-dev/2009-March/000855.html) has better value as ".. a
> syntax for referring to the receiver of a method inside arguments to the
> More formally, the naked dot (at the start of an expression, not following an invocation to a
> void method) would refer to the receiver of the innermost surrounding invocation expression.
> and so to answer Guy's question below in terms of my original intention rather than Ulf's
> proposal, .indexof("Q") would use myVeryLongNamedString as its receiver.
My proposal was meant exactly as that. Maybe my wording was not clear enough in that.
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