[10] RFR 8186469 MethodHandle.invokeWithArguments jumbo-arity

stanislav lukyanov stanislav.lukyanov at oracle.com
Fri Aug 25 07:47:06 UTC 2017

On 24.08.2017 23:43, Paul Sandoz wrote:
>> On 23 Aug 2017, at 23:49, stanislav lukyanov <stanislav.lukyanov at oracle.com> wrote:
>> I still think that instead of debugging this spec and making sure that it behaves similarly to `asType`
>> it would be better to keep delegating to the implied `asType` and allow it not to throw IAE for too many parameters.
> I actually prefer the explicit approach here, rather than re-purposing asType and by extension asVarargsCollector (“as if by asType but …”), but i do take your point (IIRC) that the specification of asVarargsCollector could duplicate some common specification text.
Yes, I guess duplicating the text would help to avoid inconsistencies.
Should I file an RFE (P5?) for synchronizing the texts of 
invokeWithArguments, asVaragsCollector and possibly asType?


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