Review request for initial lambda functions and utils

Brian Goetz brian.goetz at
Wed Aug 10 08:39:29 PDT 2011

The answer today is: e-mail your comments.

We're in the process of setting up a code review server for OpenJDK (as 
part of a bigger infrastructure upgrade / externalization which will 
include public bug tracking and more), but its not ready yet.

On 8/10/2011 11:12 AM, Kevin Bourrillion wrote:
> 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

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