nestmates spec open issues

Brian Goetz brian.goetz at
Wed Oct 25 15:39:31 UTC 2017

John Rose proposed:
> a) Class.getnestHost() - defaults to itself if there is a resolution error

(or if there is no Nest attribute)

> b) Class.getNestMembers() -  returns full nest, fallback of self if 
> any resolution errors including it lists a nestHost that
>     does not list it.

For consistency with the classfile representation, this should probably 
omit the host class.

> [editor notes:
> -  full statically defined nest from classfile attribute? As distinct 
> from full dynamically
> currently loaded nest - right?

I would prefer that this return only the static members, which is 
consistent with the design center for reflection -- reflection over 

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