Draft JVMS changes for Nestmates
brian.goetz at oracle.com
Wed Apr 19 14:12:54 UTC 2017
> Yep. Also, multiple classes can claim the same nest member class in
> their NestMembers attributes. Not a problem as long as the
> MemberOfNest attribute (if any) of the member class points to a host
> class that claims it.
At the risk of bikeshedding, I find the names NestMembers and
MemberOfNest confusing; I keep having to think about the directionality,
since they sound so similar. Would be good to find names that have
obviously opposite directionality.
A not-very-good suggestion (but which illustrates the directionality
thing I'm going for) would be "NestDeclaration" and "NestUse". It's
pretty clear which is which without thinking about it.
Perhaps: NestHost and NestMember ?
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