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Discussion on: Java 15 in 2020: Reasons to *not* use Java?

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Nayden Gochev

I hate the records with .name() and .method() instead of getName getMethod... this breaks all libraries even JSTL :(

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Oliver Drotbohm

There's discussion on the mailing lists to let the bean inspection APIs return proper BeanInfo instances for records, too. I.e. .name() would still constitute a "name" property with a ready method of name(). That should make existing libraries work with records OOTB.

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Nayden Gochev

That will be GREAT if it happens, because to patch ALL libraries is a disaster especially with the Java EE to Jakarta EE and JSTL impl or JSF being part of the web container in some cases.. it becomes a huge mess.

I still like get more btw... it's better to be consistent even not great, then inconsistent.