[jdom-interest] type safety

Jason Hunter jhunter at xquery.com
Wed Nov 24 11:21:52 PST 2004

JDOM could make use of several J2SE 5.0 features, especially generics, 
but we naturally don't want to make J2SE 5.0 a minimum requirement.  We 
may decide to create alternative J2SE 5.0 specific (experimental) builds.


Filippo Carone wrote:

>  Hi all,
>  I've already read some threads about the use of 'templates'
> introduced in Java1.5 and the line adopted by the jdom team on the
> subject. It seems to me jdom will not make use of generics any time
> soon (or maybe never). Without starting another thread about the
> (un)importance of type safety at compile time, I would only know if
> jdom has scheduled or not the use of generics.
>  cheers,
>  fc
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