Idea how to implement VT/VO compatibility in JVM

Stéphane Épardaud stef at epardaud.fr
Thu Jan 22 14:46:57 UTC 2015


On 01/22/2015 03:42 PM, Vitaly Davidovich wrote:
>
> Ok can we first agree that List <T> is NOT List <Object>? :) That's 
> unsound since you can't add any Object in there if things are 
> reified.  I think you guys mean List <?>.
>
>
Well, that what I meant by "variance issues aside". It is unsound but 
detected at runtime. This is already a limitation of List in Java at 
compile-time, I'm not proposing to fix it.


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