Defaut methods are not visible if -source 1.7 is set

Brian Goetz brian.goetz at
Tue Oct 29 11:44:23 PDT 2013

No, this is crazy.  THis means anyone who has an existing implementation 
of List, who tries to recompile it using javac with -source 7, will not 
be able to recompile their code.  But this is the primary use case for 
-source 1.7!

> Default methods are abstract with -source 1.7 is more appealing to me.

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