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From Jack Woehr <...@well.com>
Subject Re: XJ - xml extension for Java
Date Mon, 11 Jul 2005 03:02:53 GMT
Jess Holle wrote:

> Compile-time checking wherever it is net time savings to the developer 
> and does not hinder runtime performance is a very good thing.  In the 
> case of generics, I believe they're a big time saver overall.

Generics, while weak compared to C++ container polymorphism, are a vast 
improvement
to Java. Methods can return specific types without casts. Earlier Java 
code is littered
with hard-to-read and error-prone casting.

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