Python less error-prone than Java
amorgan at xenon.Stanford.EDU
Sun Jun 4 07:12:52 CEST 2006
In article <3Vtgg.2967$ap3.12 at news-server.bigpond.net.au>,
Neil Hodgson <nyamatongwe+thunder at gmail.com> wrote:
>Alan Morgan wrote:
>> Since Java doesn't allow function overloading that clearly can't be
>> the way. J2SE 5.0 allows generic classes and functions that operate
>> on generic containers. There are some gotchas, but it's not drastically
>> more complex than the original int-only java code.
> Doesn't Java restrict generics to only operate on reference types so
>you can't produce a generic binary search that operates on arrays where
>the item type may be int?
Yup, you have to wrap int (and double and float and...). Blame type
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