Review Request CR#7118743 : Alternative Hashing for String with Hash-based Maps [private fields]

Jeff Hain jeffhain at
Fri May 25 20:30:55 UTC 2012


>In HashMap, the class Holder should not declare the static final fields
>'private' because the compiler will generate an accessor in that case,

I wasn't aware that making fields private could have a downside
(other than making them non-visible).

Could you, or anyone, please give (a link to) more info about this?



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