On Wed, Aug 8, 2012 at 10:44 AM, Karl Bennett <[address removed]> wrote:
> So the first thing I wondered when reading this email is "What the
> hell? Is this not bringing multiple inheritance into Java?"
> The same question has been asked on Stackoverflow and someone has
> answered that you can't inherit attributes from an interface.
I would rather suggest everyone to watch this video from last year's
Devoxx where Brian Goetz explains how they arrived to these methods.
IIRC, he also mentions how and why this is *not* a multiple
This link is to the middle of the talk where virtual extension methods
are discussed but I'd recommend watching it in the whole entirety to
get the context.