Java Type Inference Won’t Support Mutability Specification

Java type inference won’t support differentiation of mutable vs immutable variables due to lack of consensus within the community regarding how this should be implemented, recent communication shows. Also, to prevent a long debate about corner cases, a nu…

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A new JEP Candidate proposes to facilitate the handling of type variance in Java. The new proposal, potentially targeting Java 10, would add a means for specifying the default variance in the definition of generic types, different to the current style of ...

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