Implicit 'this' return for void methods

Jochen Theodorou blackdrag at
Thu Mar 27 16:35:41 UTC 2014

Am 26.03.2014 16:51, schrieb Guy Steele:
> I am wholeheartedly in favor of allowing “chaining” of dotted expressions such as
>     CharBuffer.allocate(26).position(2).put("C").position(25).put("Z”)

this also shows a potential point of critic this proposal will have to 
find arguments against. This style highly encourages mutation of the 
object, which is not very functional. Since java8 java tries to be more 
functional, thus this idea would be totally against this new line.

I leave it to you guys if this is even a valid argument ;)

bye Jochen

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