Re-specification and re-abstraction

Neal Gafter neal at
Thu Dec 22 10:10:59 PST 2011

On Thu, Dec 22, 2011 at 8:21 AM, Brian Goetz <brian.goetz at> wrote:

> we have the exact same restriction for interfaces (well, not exactly the
> same, since some doofus could try and cheat by inheriting A again.)

I don't see how that is cheating.  It really illustrates that there is
*no *problem
making methods without bodies in interfaces be abstract, full stop.  There
is an easy way for the author or the code to indicate the intent either way
(abstract or concrete).

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