What’s missing in Java 7

Assuming Sun manages to get “closures” into Java7 there is still a few things that are lacking. Today I once again ran into the restrictions around annotations. The .Net solution is simply more elegant. The fact that I can’t use arbitrary classes for annotation parameters is arbitrary and promotes widespread abuse of enums. Also that these guys aren’t regular classes with methods and all is quite annoying.

Using arbitrary classes as annotations would actually make the language simpler and is therefore good…

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1 Response to What’s missing in Java 7

  1. toni says:

    Man, leave the static profanity and be dynamic, no need of annotations there!

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