valhalla-dev Digest, Vol 7, Issue 66

Brian Goetz brian.goetz at oracle.com
Tue Jan 20 15:43:08 UTC 2015


> Could the meet rule be added to overloads in Java? I mean only in the
> form of a compile-time warning of course. It seems it could be useful
> for API designers.

Yes, this would be a useful warning to add (and we've added similar 
warnings in 8, when methods taking sufficiently similar functional 
interfaces are overloaded.)  Obviously we can't make them errors because 
it would break existing code.


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