IdentityObject and InlineObject

Brian Goetz brian.goetz at
Thu Apr 9 19:40:45 UTC 2020

> Secondarily:
>  - If we take this step, is `IdentityObject` still the best name?

Possible candidates:

  - Identity, as in "class Foo implements Identity".  This says what it 
means, though it is quite possible that it will clash with existing 
types.  (This is not an absolute disqualifier, but it is a consideration.)
  - IdentityObject.  This is where we are now; it always felt a little 
clunky to me.
  - ObjectIdentity ("class Foo implements ObjectIdentity").  Better than 
IdentityObject, less likely to clash than Identity.
  - WithIdentity.  Not the best name, but less likely than Identity to 


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