Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Tue Dec 1 15:14:05 UTC 2015
On 01/12/2015 14:42, Vitaly Davidovich wrote:
> What's the reason a new java/bytecode access modifier to indicate
> module-private wasn't implemented? I agree that public not being
> really public is a big wart.
In the Under the Hood talk then Alex touches on the topic as to why it
isn't opt-in at the type level.
public != accessible will be a surprise at first but not hard to get
used to. We've been able to all the frameworks and heavy users of
core-reflection in the JDK (JMX, RMI, CORBA, JAX-* etc.) working as
explicit modules without too much back strain.
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