Draft JEP: Vector API

Paul Sandoz paul.sandoz at oracle.com
Thu Apr 12 16:22:47 UTC 2018

Vector<T> is considered a legacy class so i doubt in practice this will be a problem; i am not concerned. It’s hard to envisage them meeting up in a dark alley to resolve there differences :-) 


> On Apr 11, 2018, at 8:53 PM, Weijun Wang <weijun.wang at oracle.com> wrote:
> Maybe it makes sense to call this FixedVector or BlockVector and save the Vector class for real mathematicians.
> Of course, we already had a java.util.Vector still alive.
> --Max
>> On Apr 10, 2018, at 12:04 PM, Frank Yuan <frank.yuan at oracle.com> wrote:
>> The second comment is that the users should not like to handle the details on the vector size, they only desire the vector
>> computation power! We should wrap all these details, provide a high level abstract for the vector in terms of the math concept, do
>> the loop in our private code and pad the tail.
>> User just say "I want vector a subtract vector b", then we give him a result.

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