[jsr-335-eg] Default method survey results

Ulf Zibis Ulf.Zibis at CoSoCo.de
Tue Oct 23 02:35:51 PDT 2012


To me, this new concept is additionally something like "introducing *implementation level multiple 
inheritance* in Java through the back door".
IMO this should be approached straight forward via abstract Class concept. See my details, posted at 
lambda-spec-observers list on 2012-10-21.
Simple Interface extension is manageable w/o fallback implementation as it has happend in java.sql 


Am 23.10.2012 06:42, schrieb Arne Siegel:
> On 21 Oct 2012 at 10:03, Brian Goetz wrote
>> Other opinions?  For all its faults, is "default" better than "extension"?
> To me, this new concept is really more something like "interface method declaration
> providing a fallback implementation". So the use of 'fallback' as keyword suits me better than
> 'default' or the other proposed alternatives - except that I could very well live with omitting it
> altogether.
> Arne Siegel

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