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Error caused for generic apply calling #1785
Imported From: https://issues.scala-lang.org/browse/SI-1785?orig=1
I agree in principle, and trunk already has several fixes allowing for apply methods to be called more flexibly, for instance this doesn't work in 2.7.3:
scala> def foo(x: Int, y: Int) = x + y foo: (Int,Int)Int scala> (foo _)(5, 10) res0: Int = 15
However this would represent a rather more significant change to the parser and I'm not really convinced it's a good idea given that it works if you let the type argument be inferred or if you call apply explicitly.
scala> (new A)(1) res0: Int = 1 scala> (new A).apply[Int](1) res1: Int = 1
So I recategorized to enhancement.