[antlr-interest] using generics in next version of v3

Jim Idle jimi at temporal-wave.com
Wed Jul 21 11:47:57 PDT 2010


So long as we just the -target jsr14 javac option, then I think it is fine as anyone else can also use that option on their own code and the generics have no effect on the runtime byte code.


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> From: antlr-interest-bounces at antlr.org [mailto:antlr-interest-
> bounces at antlr.org] On Behalf Of Terence Parr
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> Subject: [antlr-interest] using generics in next version of v3
> Hi,
> I'm  finding it hard to avoid using generics when updating the runtime
> for the upcoming v3.3. In principle, we can generate byte codes are
> compatible with all previous VMs. Is it okay if I start using generics
> in the runtime? v4, also in development, uses them for sure.
> Ter
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