JDK-8230501: Class data support for hidden classes

John Rose john.r.rose at oracle.com
Wed Nov 11 21:52:59 UTC 2020

On Nov 10, 2020, at 3:31 PM, Mandy Chung <mandy.chung at oracle.com> wrote:
> Requiring all objects of the same type may be too restrictive.
> OTOH, it is not a bad idea to hold off `classDataAt` and wait until more demands and usages to tell if such a convenience API is needed and in what form.   I'm okay with hiding this method for now.

After we talked off-line, I realized that the “all
elements are the same type” line is a canard,
a red herring, or some other unwelcome animal.

I think we were right the first time!

— John

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