Thanks everyone for supporting my generics RFE. Here's a link to the brief dialog I had with a Sun engineer.
Back in May I blogged about simplifying my generics code. The request for enhancement made it into Sun's database this weekend.
A quick note about my java.net talk on generics at JavaOne.
I'm doing a Community Corner talk at JavaOne, on ways to make generics easier to use. Here's what I'm going to try to say in less than twenty minutes.
I couldn't find a way to create an array of generics. Did I miss some API somewhere?
A blog about generic type names, specifically using names longer than one letter.
javac -Xlint helps learn to use JDK generics.
I'm surprised by Bill Venner's recent discussions on Exceptions with James Gosling and Anders Hejlsberg. Exceptions are one of the best features of Java. I think the problems that Dr. Hejlsberg describes are easy to contain if the development team decides how they're going to handle trouble before they get too deep into their work. Here's what I usually do.