[PROPOSAL][JDK10] Introduce Executable.getParameterType(index)

Christoph Dreis christoph.dreis at freenet.de
Fri Nov 3 08:11:48 UTC 2017

Hi John,

>> this has a bigger impact on the overall footprint of Method/Executable objects. What are your thoughts on this?

> The footprint is probably about the same.  Small List.of values
> do not contain arrays, and may be smaller than arrays with the
> same number of elements, since they do not have a length field.
> And, indeed, methods typically have a small number of parameters.

Ah, so you would remove the current array field completely and replace it with the immutable List, right?
In that case I said nothing. I was thinking of a field on top.


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