Final nestmates spec

David Holmes david.holmes at
Fri Dec 15 02:50:18 UTC 2017

Hi Dan,

Sorry, one further clarification.

If we encounter nestmate attributes in a classfile with a version that 
pre-dates the Nestmate release, do we ignore them completely (as an 
unknown attribute) or assume they are in fact our nestmate attributes?


On 2/12/2017 10:41 AM, Dan Smith wrote:
> I've uploaded what I believe could be a final spec for nestmates, here:
> Since October, changes include:
> - Tweaks to the explanatory material in 2.11.8 and 3.7
> - Some restructuring of the new 5.4.4 text to be a little less disruptive and more clearly define "same nest" and "nest host". There are some subtle behavioral differences compared to the previous iteration when errors occur.
> - Added an example to 5.4.5 to illustrate transitive overriding
> —Dan

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