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From Craig McClanahan <>
Subject Re: [resources] Changing instance variables from protected to private
Date Wed, 23 Nov 2005 02:42:36 GMT
On 11/22/05, Niall Pemberton <> wrote:
> Is there any objection to me changing instance variables from "protected"
> to
> "private"?

+1 unless there are already subclasses that access such variables from their
superclass ... in which case we should evaluate whether a getter method
might be better.  You can always loosen access rights later, but you can't
put the toothpaste back in the tube.



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