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  • I was wondering whether there has been any update on the indexing feature for Collections? I recently came across Brian Goetz's update on Project Lambda ...
    Shams MahmoodShams Mahmood
    Feb 6, 2012 at 5:15 pm
    Feb 6, 2012 at 9:42 pm
  • # The AnyAnnotation feature ___v1.0___ Currently, the JLS specifies that only a direct subtype of `java.lang.annotation.Annotation`, defined using the `public @interface` syntax, is actually an ...
    Reinier ZwitserlootReinier Zwitserloot
    Feb 6, 2012 at 3:40 pm
    Feb 7, 2012 at 4:17 pm
  • I'll post a complete proposal for the 'Any Annotation' feature in just a second, but as coin isn't really happening for JDK8 I'm guessing this mailing list is not the right venue. Where should I post ...
    Reinier ZwitserlootReinier Zwitserloot
    Feb 6, 2012 at 3:39 pm
    Feb 7, 2012 at 4:12 pm
  • See http://robilad.livejournal.com/111187.html . cheers, dalibor topic -- Oracle <http://www.oracle.com Dalibor Topic | Java F/OSS Ambassador Phone: +494023646738 <tel:+494023646738 | Mobile ...
    Dalibor TopicDalibor Topic
    Jan 17, 2012 at 4:09 pm
    Jan 17, 2012 at 4:09 pm
  • Is there a reason why the diamond syntax can't be used with an array ? List<? [] list = new List< [12]; R?mi
    Rémi ForaxRémi Forax
    Dec 9, 2011 at 2:56 pm
    Dec 11, 2011 at 8:43 am
  • Hi, While reading the suggestions on method chaining from Eirik Lygre at jdk8-dev yesterday the first mindset i got is another kind of "method chaining". Its more or less the idea that is described ...
    Sebastian SickelmannSebastian Sickelmann
    Nov 20, 2011 at 8:40 pm
    Nov 20, 2011 at 8:40 pm
  • This is an auto-reply. I am out of office and will reply to emails when I get back on 11/01. For urgent matters, please contact Vita.Santrucek at oracle.com
    Sonali GoelSonali Goel
    Oct 29, 2011 at 12:16 pm
    Oct 29, 2011 at 12:16 pm
  • I don't know if this list is the best place to submit this request. One interesting feature can be Traits (interfaces with implemented methods) Split multiples functionalities on each Traits and ...
    Jose Antonio Illescas Del OlmoJose Antonio Illescas Del Olmo
    Oct 20, 2011 at 6:57 am
    Oct 20, 2011 at 4:36 pm
  • A minor update to annotations is on the 'hey, maybe we can get around to it for 8' list, to be specific: Allowing the same annotation to show up multiple times on the same node. If annotations are ...
    Reinier ZwitserlootReinier Zwitserloot
    Oct 19, 2011 at 7:58 pm
    Feb 6, 2012 at 2:58 pm
  • If you have subclass then java requires that this() or super has to be first statement in the constructor of the subclass.? Here is an example ? publicclassMyClass{ ? ? ? ? publicMyClass(intx){} } ...
    Vimil SajuVimil Saju
    Oct 7, 2011 at 9:51 am
    Oct 29, 2011 at 12:34 pm
  • Joe, Would it be possible for your team to create a moderated Java language announcements email alias? Now that OpenJDK 7 has released the Project Coin features, the signal-to-noise level on this ...
    Tom BallTom Ball
    Oct 7, 2011 at 9:37 am
    Oct 8, 2011 at 5:33 am
  • Now we have hundred of enums on our project (finantial application with 120.000 lines) an repeat same code on any enum... (*mark as red*) * Map our enums with old legacy system codes: public enum ...
    Jose Antonio Illescas Del OlmoJose Antonio Illescas Del Olmo
    Oct 7, 2011 at 4:34 am
    Oct 16, 2011 at 8:35 pm
  • There have been a number of questions on this list about the JEP process [1], and how it relates to Project Coin. JEP stands for "JDK Enhancement Proposal", and is part of our process for building a ...
    Brian GoetzBrian Goetz
    Oct 6, 2011 at 8:43 am
    Oct 6, 2011 at 8:43 am
  • Hi all, I was wondering if coin 2 (in JDK 8) would possibly include a "properties" feature, to avoid writing getters and setters for all fields in our classes. When we have large classes with a lot ...
    Loic DescotteLoic Descotte
    Oct 5, 2011 at 8:15 am
    Oct 13, 2011 at 12:01 pm
  • Hi Behrang Seaadzadeh, maybe you should move with this request to coin-dev at openjdk.java.net. See http://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/coin-dev/2011-October/003355.html and the last considered ...
    Sebastian SickelmannSebastian Sickelmann
    Oct 4, 2011 at 8:01 pm
    Oct 4, 2011 at 8:01 pm
  • Hello. Earlier today, I presented my JavaOne session on "The Heads and Tails of Project Coin." [1] The talk included some retrospectives from developing the Coin features which I hope to write up in ...
    Joe DarcyJoe Darcy
    Oct 4, 2011 at 5:52 pm
    Nov 13, 2011 at 8:49 am
  • Hello, all. Does anybody know what happens with jsr305? http://jcp.org/en/jsr/detail?id05 Probably it is replaced by another jsr? Can it be integrated as part of coin project? Thanks. -- Best ...
    Sergey BylokhovSergey Bylokhov
    Sep 19, 2011 at 7:13 pm
    Sep 20, 2011 at 12:00 pm
  • Sorry, been out a bit lately, but I thought I saw an email asking for ideas for the next round of coin. Couldn't find it when searching though, and haven't seen a bunch of suggestions. 1) is the call ...
    Llewellyn FalcoLlewellyn Falco
    Sep 14, 2011 at 1:33 pm
    Sep 14, 2011 at 5:26 pm
  • May be this is something for project coin in jdk8? Is there a coin in 8? Is there someone who wants to send in an coin-proposal with me for this? / / I was pointed to some comments on core-libs about ...
    Sebastian SickelmannSebastian Sickelmann
    Aug 26, 2011 at 3:24 pm
    Aug 26, 2011 at 3:24 pm
  • I think Java as a mature language should now have some missed features and one of them is multiline string/string literal without escape processing . it can really reduce lots of developer's efforts ...
    Saeed yousefiSaeed yousefi
    Aug 20, 2011 at 12:16 pm
    Aug 21, 2011 at 6:18 pm
  • Hello, (before to start, sorry for my poor english) I'd like to propose the implementation of named & optional method parameters, similar to the Java 5.0 varargs. PROPOSAL: Named and Optional ...
    Frédéric MartiniFrédéric Martini
    Aug 18, 2011 at 5:11 am
    Oct 20, 2011 at 7:09 am
  • I was wondering whether it would be possible to retrofit the interface java.lang.Cloneable with a public clone method, now that defender-methods will be available. Even after living without a ...
    Gernot NeppertGernot Neppert
    Aug 8, 2011 at 10:15 am
    Aug 10, 2011 at 12:50 am
  • Now that jdk7 is released and there will shortly be a process for asking for new small features in jdk8, I would like to ask that support for multiline string literals be considered. This is a long ...
    Peter ReillyPeter Reilly
    Aug 6, 2011 at 3:41 am
    Aug 8, 2011 at 3:17 am
  • I am curious why @SafeVarargs has its RetentionPolicy set at RUNTIME? I was expecting value CLASS because compilers need this information when building. So what use cases were being thought of to ...
    Paul BenedictPaul Benedict
    Jul 26, 2011 at 11:21 am
    Jul 26, 2011 at 11:48 am
  • Hello. Slightly more than eight months after its JSR review ballot was first filed, JSR 334 has just successfully passed its final approval ballot. Along with the other portions of the Java SE 7 ...
    Joe DarcyJoe Darcy
    Jul 19, 2011 at 12:49 am
    Jul 19, 2011 at 12:19 pm
  • I am on vacation until July 11, 2011. For urgent matters contact my manager frances.ho at oracle.com or for very urgent matters call my cell phone at five one zero nine one eight five seven two zero.
    Mike DuigouMike Duigou
    Jun 25, 2011 at 12:08 am
    Jun 25, 2011 at 12:08 am
  • Hello. FYI, the proposed final draft specification of JSR 334 can now be downloaded from: http://jcp.org/aboutJava/communityprocess/pfd/jsr334/index.html -Joe
    Joe DarcyJoe Darcy
    Jun 24, 2011 at 3:37 pm
    Jun 29, 2011 at 9:46 pm
  • Hi, folks. I've been experimenting with applying the JDK 7 language additions to some code bases of mine, and anticipating such changes to my employer's code base at such time as we can upgrade to ...
    Derek FosterDerek Foster
    Jun 23, 2011 at 6:56 pm
    Jun 25, 2011 at 8:48 am
  • Hello, I would like to let you know that there is a typo in the project coin documentation[1]: In the section "Multi-catch and more precise rethrow" in the addition to JLSv3 ?11.2.3: "The the ...
    Siegmar AlberSiegmar Alber
    Jun 15, 2011 at 7:54 am
    Jun 18, 2011 at 7:32 pm
  • A long while ago I wrote up a proposal for adding support for composite annotations, this came from my experience of using SOAP and REST web services. I never got around to posting it on this list, ...
    Gerard DavisonGerard Davison
    May 31, 2011 at 8:36 am
    May 31, 2011 at 8:36 am
  • Dear Coin-Developers, Recently I have been looking at proposed Java language changes in Java 7.0. One of the areas that is being changed that I can't stop thinking about is the switch for String, and ...
    A dA d
    May 29, 2011 at 1:41 am
    May 31, 2011 at 3:50 pm
  • Hello. As a follow-up to the Project Coin documentation posted for the JDK 7 developer preview [1] and with work on JDK 7 officially ramping down [2], I've posted documentation on the semantics of ...
    Joe DarcyJoe Darcy
    May 24, 2011 at 11:04 am
    May 24, 2011 at 11:04 am
  • Hello. To address an issue in the specification, the JSR 334 expert group has decided to ban the combination of diamond together with explicit constructor type arguments. For background, a ...
    Joe DarcyJoe Darcy
    May 6, 2011 at 3:50 pm
    May 17, 2011 at 11:04 pm
  • So, after searching the archives and scouring the JSR334 v0.875 draft, I have a question about Diamond. While the specification draft does not explicitly disallow it, it seems weird that this works ...
    Jesper ÖqvistJesper Öqvist
    May 5, 2011 at 8:06 am
    May 5, 2011 at 12:28 pm
  • I have a query regarding the warnings that javac now issues that are related to the work on multi-catch that does more precise analysis of the exceptions that can be thrown. Here's an example ...
    David HolmesDavid Holmes
    Apr 25, 2011 at 11:23 pm
    Apr 27, 2011 at 6:20 am
  • FYI, all of NetBeans, IntelliJ, and Eclipse have some level of support in progress for Project Coin's language features. The recently released NetBeans 7.0 [1] has support for all the Coin features ...
    Joe DarcyJoe Darcy
    Apr 21, 2011 at 6:45 pm
    Jun 24, 2011 at 11:40 am
  • Maybe i am late, but i will love to receive critic's about this. thansks, SMALL LANGUAGE CHANGE PROPOSAL FORM *AUTHOR(S):* Davi Saranszky Mesquita, SCJP 6.0 *OVERVIEW* Ability to instantiate ...
    Davi Sáránszky MesquitaDavi Sáránszky Mesquita
    Apr 14, 2011 at 8:53 am
    Apr 14, 2011 at 1:18 pm
  • Jesse Wilson submitted a proposal for field and method literals on March 10th 2009 [1], which was followed by quite a thread of discussion. As far as I can tell, however, the last mention of this ...
    Chris BeamsChris Beams
    Apr 12, 2011 at 8:58 pm
    Apr 22, 2011 at 7:17 am
  • Hello, I played a little with the new JDK7 and run into a inconsistency with existing code. So far I use the following code to represent a mask long SOURCE_ENTITY_TYPE_MASK = ...
    Carsten ZerbstCarsten Zerbst
    Apr 9, 2011 at 12:59 pm
    Apr 13, 2011 at 2:47 pm
  • FYI, over on code-libs-dev, I have a code review request out for 6998871 "Support making the Throwable.stackTrace field immutable" ...
    Joe DarcyJoe Darcy
    Apr 6, 2011 at 11:30 pm
    Apr 6, 2011 at 11:30 pm
  • Project coin took on the task of specifying language changes related to method handles, invokeDynamic, and other jsr292-related things. In the end project coin's leaders decided not to specify any ...
    Neal GafterNeal Gafter
    Apr 4, 2011 at 9:57 pm
    Jun 10, 2011 at 3:35 pm
  • Hi Paul Sorry for the long delay on the response - I had flu for a few days and then had a monster of a bad week at work, then also had to check the dates of my sister's wedding (which fortunately is ...
    Barney PittBarney Pitt
    Apr 2, 2011 at 8:41 am
    Apr 2, 2011 at 8:41 am
  • As part of the library support for the try-with-resources statement, several API changes were made to Throwable including an addSuppressed method to allow suppressed exceptions to be recorded. As ...
    Joe DarcyJoe Darcy
    Apr 1, 2011 at 6:21 pm
    Apr 6, 2011 at 3:14 am
  • Hello. FYI, JSR 334 is now in public review and the public review draft of the specification, v0.875, can be downloaded from: http://jcp.org/aboutJava/communityprocess/pr/jsr334/index.html -Joe
    Joe DarcyJoe Darcy
    Mar 24, 2011 at 2:04 pm
    May 31, 2011 at 8:28 am
  • Hello. I've posted documentation of the semantics of the Project Coin features as implemented in the JDK 7 developer preview, b130, at ...
    Joe DarcyJoe Darcy
    Mar 1, 2011 at 1:12 pm
    Mar 9, 2011 at 12:23 pm
  • Hi, Brian told me about the discussion going on here on coin-dev. I published a newsletter today on the new Java 7 try-with-resource construct and how we could use it for automatically unlocking. By ...
    Dr Heinz M. KabutzDr Heinz M. Kabutz
    Feb 27, 2011 at 11:30 am
    Mar 1, 2011 at 1:13 am
  • I am out of the office until 28/02/2011. Please contact Anshu Verma (ansverma at in.ibm.com) for any CL issues. Note: This is an automated response to your message "coin-dev Digest, Vol 25, Issue 12" ...
    Lakshmi NarasimhanLakshmi Narasimhan
    Feb 24, 2011 at 2:33 pm
    Feb 24, 2011 at 2:33 pm
  • Hi, It would be nice to have a 'this' keyword for static methods. For static methods 'this' refers to the class in which the static method is defined. In our code-base we have a lot of places where ...
    Vimil SajuVimil Saju
    Feb 22, 2011 at 9:47 am
    Feb 26, 2011 at 4:59 pm
  • Hello. After due consideration the JSR 334 expert group has decided the semantics of the try-with-resources statement on a null resource should be changed as follows: the compiler-generated calls to ...
    Joe DarcyJoe Darcy
    Feb 16, 2011 at 3:06 pm
    Feb 17, 2011 at 4:50 pm
  • public class DiamondRaw { public static void main(String[] args) { String s = new String< ("foo"); } } R?mi
    Rémi ForaxRémi Forax
    Feb 16, 2011 at 2:04 am
    Mar 6, 2011 at 9:41 pm
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