Serialization opt-in syntax (again)
Vladimir.Zakharov at gs.com
Mon Oct 1 13:10:51 PDT 2012
Excellent question. What is the cost and under what circumstances will it be incurred? I suspect, based on our experience with GS Collections, where all interfaces extend Serializable (including Predicates, Functions, etc.), the practical cost would be negligible.
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From: lambda-spec-experts-bounces at openjdk.java.net [mailto:lambda-spec-experts-bounces at openjdk.java.net] On Behalf Of Kevin Bourrillion
Sent: Monday, October 01, 2012 12:12 PM
To: Brian Goetz
Cc: lambda-spec-experts at openjdk.java.net
Subject: Re: Serialization opt-in syntax (again)
On Mon, Oct 1, 2012 at 8:57 AM, Kevin Bourrillion <kevinb at google.com<mailto:kevinb at google.com>> wrote:
And AFAIK, having all lambdas be serializable and having no lambdas be serializable are still not considered viable. So we're really in a tough spot.
Actually, given the horrors we're discussing here, let's be sure about this. If all lambdas were serializable it would be a get out of jail free card for this design conundrum, so I must ask: are we all satisfied that we have accurately quantified just how bad it would be performance-wise? If so: how bad?
Kevin Bourrillion | Java Librarian | Google, Inc. | kevinb at google.com<mailto:kevinb at google.com>
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