[External] : Re: crazy idea: weaken the effectively final restriction

John Rose john.r.rose at oracle.com
Wed Oct 6 19:04:58 UTC 2021

On Oct 6, 2021, at 11:30 AM, Alan Snyder <javalists at cbfiddle.com<mailto:javalists at cbfiddle.com>> wrote:

But I don’t see any problem reading and understanding the original code.

You prove my point.  Problems you (as maintainer) don’t see can
be the hardest kind of problem to deal with, right?

What problem do you think the maintainer will have with the original code?

I’m referring to problem already mentioned on this thread,
notably confusion among multiple values of a variable
which is multiply assigned.

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