||Seven Low-Cost Ways to Improve Legacy Code|
|Subject:||Heuristics vs Rules|
Response to: Heuristics vs Rules
No you don't lose anything by doing it and in fact I've decided that if we could go back an design Java from the ground up, all parameters should be implicitly final. The only advantage that non-final parameters give is that you can reuse them as locla variables. That is, there's really no meaningful advantage at all.
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