nestmates spec open issues
david.holmes at oracle.com
Fri Oct 27 03:35:06 UTC 2017
On 27/10/2017 12:02 PM, John Rose wrote:
> On Oct 25, 2017, at 11:11 PM, David Holmes <david.holmes at oracle.com
> <mailto:david.holmes at oracle.com>> wrote:
>>> Please don't throw IAE that case. I don't want to bikeshed exception
>>> but I think we have a strong precedent for using ICCE when encountering
>>> a questionable classfile configuration (one that shouldn't have come
>>> out of
>>> javac). Note also the ICCE <: VME, so it just gets passed through.
>> You must have missed Dan's update regarding access checks. He's
>> already proposed to throw IAE - and I've implemented it. :)
> Actually, IllegalAccessError is not too terrible, although
> I'd prefer ICCE for reasons stated.
> I read IAE as "IllegalArgumentException", which explains
> the warmth of my response. Why did I think you meant
> IllegalArgumentException? *That* is unexplainable.
Sorry - it never occurred to me that IAE was an overloaded acronym. :)
> — John
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