> Some people should read the literature for design of other languages.
> Or, perhaps they just need to escape the NIH (not invented here) syndrome...
> >From <http://www.zdnet.com/zdnn/stories/news/0,4586,2769630,00.html>
> Generics is controversial and has been widely debated inside and outside of Sun.
> Gosling said .... Bill Joy ... wanted to slip
> Java for two or three years until Sun figured out generics.
More evidence that Java was hacked, not engineered. At least the process
of "fixing" Java is better than the process that dumped it on the world.