Product Version: NetBeans IDE Dev (Build 20080929031756)
Java: 1.6.0_10-rc; Java HotSpot(TM) Client VM 11.0-b13
System: Linux version 2.6.22-15-generic running on i386; UTF-8; en_US (nb)
The hint proposing change in generic type may by useful when there are incompatible generic types in the assignment.
Let's have a code:
List<Integer> ss = new LinkedList<String>();
now there is provided hint to change List<Integer> to LinkedList<String>, but the correct code can be also 'List<String>'