Varied interface method visibility (was Final defenders)

Brian Goetz brian.goetz at
Wed Aug 8 07:53:47 PDT 2012

> Could reintroducing the 'package' keyword as an access-specifier be
> viable. 

Yes, this is already being explored.  

However, let me set some realistic expectations -- language / VM features have a long lead time, even trivial-seeming ones like this.  The time for proposing new language feature ideas for Java SE 8 has pretty much passed.  

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