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From "Victor J. Orlikowski" <victor.j.orlikow...@alumni.duke.edu>
Subject Re: Planned changes on 'EngineUtils.java'
Date Sat, 11 Jun 2005 17:49:10 GMT
On Sat, Jun 11, 2005 at 02:53:43PM +0200, Rony G. Flatscher wrote:
> Righ, it's the old comment, I left it in there for the review (the 
> assumption of the comment didn't work).

Perfect; not a problem then.

> Well, the strategy here seems to be: if a method with the supplied 
> signature is not found, then "unbox" the primitive datatypes and try 
> whether a method signature exists for them. For that reason it would not 
> be necessary to worry about BigDecimal et.al.: if a programmer uses 
> them, he would be able to get the appropriate primitive datatype 
> renderings off them, which then allows for seeking a method using the 
> primitive datatype signatures in the above section.

Ah - ok - I misunderstood what was going on in the method
resolution here. Fine by me, then.

> Well, probably was a little bit depressed while working on that part of 
> the code...
> ;)

I don't blame you. :)

> Seriously, no specific reason other than serving as an eye-catcher to 
> point to an area where I changed something and wanted others to become 
> aware of it (to double-check).


> Fine. Thank you very much for your efforts!

No worries. Thanks for providing the unified diff.

Victor J. Orlikowski <> victor.j.orlikowski@alumni.duke.edu

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