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From Emmanuel Bourg <>
Subject Re: [BCEL] Binary compatibility - approaches to solving the interface changes
Date Fri, 03 Jun 2016 10:23:41 GMT
Le 3/06/2016 à 11:13, sebb a écrit :
> I found the Clirr report I did on BCEL:
> This compares BCEL trunk with 5.2.
> [The 5.2 code was shaded to align the package names.]
> As can be seen, the main changes are additions to the Visitor interface.

Nobody implements directly the Visitor interface, that's insane there
are too many methods. Users extend the EmptyVisitor class instead. My
position is that it's safe to add the methods. If we can't agree on that
I'd prefer switching to Java 8 with default methods.

Emmanuel Bourg

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