JEP 213: Milling Project Coin

Brian Goetz brian.goetz at
Fri Oct 17 19:39:01 UTC 2014

Unlike the other two you site, the underscore removal was *not* descoped 
from 8.  It is simply the case that the full change could not be 
completed in a single version, since we had to do warnings for one full 
version before removing the feature (which was done in 8.)

On 10/16/2014 6:17 AM, Stephen Colebourne wrote:
> Just to note that given the underscore removal is listed here (a Java
> 8 change, not a coin one), it seems fair to ask what has happened to
> two other descoped items from Java 8 - "package" as an explicit scope,
> and private methods in interfaces.
> Stephen
> On 16 October 2014 01:55,  <mark.reinhold at> wrote:
>> New JEP Candidate:
>> - Mark

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