rev 6189 : 8004015: Add Extends and deaults for basic functional interface types
Summary: Adds the appropriate extends and default methods for  core functional interfaces used by the JSR335 libraries.
Reviewed-by: duke

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  25 package java.util.function;
  26 
  27 /**
  28  * An operation upon two operands yielding a result. The operands and the result
  29  * are all of the same type.
  30  *
  31  * @param <T> the type of operands to {@code operate} and of the result
  32  *
  33  * @since 1.8
  34  */
  35 public interface BinaryOperator<T> {
  36 
  37     /**
  38      * Returns the result of the operation upon the operands. The operands are
  39      * named {@code left} and {@code right} for operations where the order of
  40      * operands matters.
  41      *
  42      * @param left the left operand
  43      * @param right the right operand
  44      * @return the result of the operation
  45      */
  46     public T operate(T left, T right);
  47 }
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