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From Sim IJskes - QCG <...@qcg.nl>
Subject Re: Fw: Re: Space/outrigger suggestions
Date Sat, 18 Dec 2010 12:14:55 GMT
On 12/18/2010 01:10 PM, Peter wrote:
>> On 12/18/2010 12:43 PM, Peter wrote:
>>> If we check the bytecode for instanceof checks and type casts, using
>>> ASM, we could insert a type check and a handler that throws a checked
>>> exception.
>> Before we start adding a extra dependency to the solution, shouldn't we
>> study the impact of plain generics first?
> No harm in studying the symptoms I suppose.
> The worst problem is unchecked type casts, if someone can find a way of checking them,
then the symptoms go away.

Just to verify, we are talking about generics for a situation like this 
are we?

     public <T extends Entry> T get( T entry )
         return (T) new Entry();

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