Idea how to implement VT/VO compatibility in JVM

Stéphane Épardaud stef at
Thu Jan 22 14:18:48 UTC 2015

On 01/22/2015 03:08 PM, Palo Marton wrote:
> What Stephane probably needs is something like this:
> <I> I java.lang.reflect.Proxy.specializedToBoxed(Class<I> interface, 
> Object specialized_object);
Well, yes again this can be solved by reflection less elegantly. But 
note that if we have such a method, then we can provide autoboxing in 
public fields whose type includes `any T` which either solves _that_ 
problem of my proposal, or at least means that both approaches will need 
to solve this issue.

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