[Kaffe] ease of use patch.

Alexandre Oliva oliva at dcc.unicamp.br
Wed Feb 24 10:09:42 PST 1999

On Feb 24, 1999, Alex Nicolaou <anicolao at mud.cgl.uwaterloo.ca> wrote:

> Alexandre Oliva wrote:
>> Also, names containing `$' are reserved for accessor methods for inner
>> classes, but you can use them in bytecode.

> Am I reading the wrong spec or something? I just finished correcting
> someone else who claimed $ was not allowed in identifiers; I don't see
> that language in the spec, and the compiler certainly doesn't stop me.
> Which version of the JLS supports your claim?

It is not allowed in the Java Programming Language, but it is allowed
in method names in the bytecode.

Alexandre Oliva http://www.dcc.unicamp.br/~oliva aoliva@{acm.org,computer.org}
Instituto de Computação, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, SP, Brasil

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