Please file an RFE for this issue so that the core-libs team can evaluate.
While this seems like a good use for default methods, it may be difficult to
justify including a convenience method
at this late stage in the JDK 9 schedule.
> On 14 Oct 2016, at 22:21, Laird Nelson <ljnel...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 14, 2016 at 7:19 AM Vincent Ryan <vincent.x.r...@oracle.com
> <mailto:vincent.x.r...@oracle.com>> wrote:
> The problem of having to cast the result of Context.lookup
> can be solved using an existing method:
> That solves the simple casting problem from an initial Context, but not for
> all Contexts, and the simple addition of a relatively trivial default method
> like this in the Context interface it seems to me would open the door for
> Context implementers to reimplement it to do more sophisticated—and
> deliberate—type conversion.