An amendment to JEP 213: Milling Project Coin

Remi Forax forax at
Mon Feb 2 22:17:47 UTC 2015

I'm glad to see this included in Java 9.


On 02/02/2015 09:11 AM, Srikanth wrote:
> Hello list,
> tracking "JEP 213: 
> Milling Project Coin" has undergone
> a revision to include one more small feature namely the support for 
> private methods in interfaces
> tracked under
> As will be recalled, this feature was briefly in consideration for 
> inclusion in Java SE 8 as part of the effort
> to add support for Lambda Expressions, but was withdrawn to enable 
> better focus on higher priority
> tasks for Java SE 8. It is now proposed that support for private 
> interface methods be undertaken thereby
> enabling non abstract methods of an interface to share code between them.
> Thanks!
> Srikanth

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