Review request for initial lambda functions and utils

Kevin Bourrillion kevinb at
Wed Aug 10 08:12:10 PDT 2011

Is there any code review tool or do I just need to email comments?

A link straight to java/lang or java/util would be helpful if you are
interested in feedback from a newbie like me.

On Mon, Aug 8, 2011 at 8:02 PM, Mike Duigou <mike.duigou at> wrote:

> Late last week I committed an initial version of the proposed standard
> basic lambda functions and some utils for those functions to the OpenJDK
> lambda repository. The implementation (especially the oh-so-tedious-javadoc
> and unit tests) is still very rough but we are interested in hearing
> feedback. For now focus your feedback on:
> - approach
>    - Is there a different way to solve the problem?
> - completeness
>    - What *must* be there that is missing?
> - stylistic/usage issues
>    - Copying inputs vs to not copy inputs--see Predicates.contains() vs.
> Predicates.or(Predicate<T>... )
> - surprising behaviour
>    - self-inconsistency or surprising behaviour with respect to other Java
> APIs.
> - usage problems
>    - I can't use this to X
> This API will see incremental progress in the next couple of weeks. Over
> time other useful bits such as extension methods for Collection, List, Set
> utilizing lambda functions will also appear.
> Mike

Kevin Bourrillion @ Google
Java Core Libraries Team

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