Since my last post, i've played with javac enought to be able to provide a patch that enables to let the compiler infers the type of local variables.
Life is a matter of choices
If you have already read the last Peter AhÃ©'s blog entry you know that, at least, two proposed syntaxes compete.
The first one suggested by James Gosling and named 'Algol' in the prototype use...
For an average duke, the big difference between a language like
PHP, Python and Java is that you have to declare the type
of the variables.
In general, it's not a big beal for a statement
like this one
to declare the type and so write it like that
Foo foo=new Foo();
The advantage of declaring the type Foo is that
the compiler won't let you use foo in...