JEP 186: Collection Literals

Olivier Allouch oallouch at
Wed Jan 15 09:23:19 PST 2014

Klaus: very interesting examples
Remi: using "crazy" for BGGA is actually a bit crazy, but it was going 
too far. A bit too scala-scary for me. I'm not fond of creating my own 
operators and stuff like that.

Le 15/01/2014 17:37, Klaus Malorny a écrit :
> On 15.01.2014 16:53, Remi Forax wrote:
>> On 01/15/2014 04:15 PM, Olivier Allouch wrote:
>>> 2. 90% of Map literal are going to be used with String keys.
>> yes, right.
> Well, this is definitely not true for me. I am using unmodifiable maps often for
> mapping between enum constants (e.g. between JAXB/JAXWS generated enums and
> enums from internal model classes). And with Java 8, I started to use maps for
> some kind of dispatching, e.g. XML element names (QName) to method references.
> Generally, I would find a restriction of the key to java.lang.String as too
> limiting.
> BTW, I wonder whether it would be practical to create a questionaire about the
> personal use cases of literal lists, sets, maps etc.
> Regards,
> Klaus

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