RFR (M) : JDK-8004561 : Addition Functional Interfaces for Lambda Libraries

David Holmes david.holmes at oracle.com
Wed Feb 20 03:26:39 UTC 2013

On 20/02/2013 12:39 AM, Chris Hegarty wrote:
> On 02/19/2013 05:29 AM, David Holmes wrote:
>> ...
>> Aside: it would be much easier to maintain consistent style if we used a
>> "template" to define the main outline of each family of interfaces and
>> generated the specializations from that (similar to how we generate the
>> various bytebuffer classes).
> Oh, please god no! I find the way the buffer classes are generated a
> real pain. Yes, it is good for maintaining consistency across similar
> versions, but I don't see that as a good justification to introduce this
> complexity. I was secretly hoping that nio Buffer generation would go
> away in jdk8.

:) I only meant as a tool during development of the classes, not to 
actually generate them as part of the build.

Sorry for alarming you like that. :)


> -Chris.

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