New Candidate JEP: 443: Unnamed Patterns and Variables (Preview)

Iris Clark iris.clark at
Tue Mar 21 19:26:00 UTC 2023

The following JEP with scope "SE" has been moved to the Candidate state:

  443: Unnamed Patterns and Variables (Preview)

    Summary: Enhance the Java language with unnamed patterns, which match
    a record component without stating the component's name or type,
    and unnamed variables, which can be initialized but not used. Both
    are denoted by an underscore character, _. This is a preview language

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