RFR: 8151542: URL resources for multi-release jar files have a #runtime fragment appended to them

Paul Sandoz paul.sandoz at oracle.com
Wed Apr 27 23:20:15 UTC 2016

> On 27 Apr 2016, at 15:26, John Rose <john.r.rose at oracle.com> wrote:
> Diction Note: Reified X means X wasn't real (in some sense) until now. As in non-reified types, which are not real at runtime because the static compiler discarded them.

I suggested reified because i thought it fit with the notion of making something abstract more concrete, but perhaps this just confuses matters?

> In this case it appears you are simply exposing a translated name, not making it real for the first time.
> If this is true, I think you want to say "true name" or "real name" or "translated name", not "reified name”.

or “versioned name" would work for me.


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