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From Brian Goetz <br...@quiotix.com>
Subject Re: Assembled comments from the web
Date Sat, 07 May 2005 22:27:39 GMT
> 6) Will generics be truly in the .class files and not just a compiler
> hack? (I assume we can extend that to many of the compiler hacks. Hard
> to see the advantage as even if the generics are in there, we wouldn't
> be able to change things to let you use reflection on generics,
> varargs etc).

Then it wouldn't be Java.

While the temptation to improve on Java is surely strong, I really think 
we need to expunge all such "improve on Java" thoughts from our 
collective heads; implementing a JVM and class library is hard enough!

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