Question about improvement on reified generics

Marcus Manning iconsize at gmail.com
Tue Feb 13 08:18:09 UTC 2018


Dear Valhalla Team,

Thanks for the great work with regard to value types and value type
generics.
Because of the good state documentation, I understand the things more
clearly.

When you expect to release these two features? Java 10, 11 or 12?

2017-10-30 23:46 GMT+01:00 Vijay Lakshminarayanan <laksvij at hawk.iit.edu>:

> Thanks Marcus.
>
> On Mon, Oct 30, 2017 at 11:29 AM, Marcus Manning <iconsize at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> >
> >
> > -------- Forwarded Message --------
> > Subject:        Re: Question about improvement on reified generics
> > Date:   Mon, 30 Oct 2017 14:34:50 +0100
> > From:   Marcus Manning <iconsize at gmail.com>
> > To:     Vijay Lakshminarayanan <laksvij at hawk.iit.edu>
> >
> >
> >
> > Sorry, forgot it:
> > http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/jvmls2016-goetz-3126134.pdf
> >
> > 2017-10-29 23:27 GMT+01:00 Vijay Lakshminarayanan <laksvij at hawk.iit.edu
> > <mailto:laksvij at hawk.iit.edu>>:
> >
> >    Can you include the link to [1]?
> >
> >    On Fri, Oct 27, 2017 at 8:29 AM, Marcus Manning <iconsize at gmail.com
> >    <mailto:iconsize at gmail.com>> wrote:
> >     > Hello Valhalla-Dev,
> >     >
> >     > I have a question to the the improvement of reified generics in
> >    java. I read
> >     > about it by [1]
> >     > If I understand it correctly, class<value type> will be reified,
> >    but not
> >     > class<reference type>, right? But then, on page 31 of [1]
> >    something like a
> >     > reified String is captured and String is a reference type? After
> >    all, will
> >     > class<reference type> become a reified type?
> >     >
> >     > Best regards,
> >     >
> >     > Marcus
> >     >
> >
> >
>


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