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From Andres Almiray <>
Subject Re: Traits and protected properties
Date Wed, 25 Jan 2017 12:15:23 GMT
Any additional constraints that should be checked regarding static members?

I'd assume "public static final" fields are injected as constants. What
about static methods?

I must confess I've never used Groovy traits so far.


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On Wed, Jan 25, 2017 at 12:56 PM, Paul King <> wrote:

> Hi, for traits we explicitly prohibit protected (and package private)
> methods - see the doco for some details. For properties however, we
> never check (in 2.4.7 and earlier) for that case (protected) and in
> fact include the property in the trait as if it was private. I was
> thinking of adding an extra check to prohibit protected properties
> since I don't think we can give any special meaning beyond private (or
> public) and it's only confusing to let that case through. Any other
> opinions?
> Cheers, Paul.

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