RFR 8059631: Use of '#' to represent MethodHandle kind is confusing
jonathan.gibbons at oracle.com
Fri Jun 17 23:41:05 UTC 2016
On 06/17/2016 04:33 PM, John Rose wrote:
> On Jun 17, 2016, at 3:53 PM, Jonathan Gibbons
> <jonathan.gibbons at oracle.com <mailto:jonathan.gibbons at oracle.com>> wrote:
>> I'll do a build and test run; I think it should go if it is unused.
>> I wasn't sure at first, since most of the names appear in the 3rd
>> column of JVMS 8, Table 220.127.116.11-A
>> but the oddball is REF_newInvokeSpecial(8, "newinvokespecial") which
>> isn't a JVMS name.
> That's because it corresponds to two instructions, new + invokespecial.
Sure, I guessed that, but it didn't seem useful to include that in a
"name" field, when the enum name
itself is more indicative of a name defined in JVMS.
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