[Mono-bugs] [Bug 52458][Wis] Changed - Scope problem when overriding private method in nested type

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Mon, 22 Dec 2003 17:04:42 -0500 (EST)

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Changed by bmaurer@users.sf.net.


--- shadow/52458	2003-12-22 16:07:34.000000000 -0500
+++ shadow/52458.tmp.10335	2003-12-22 17:04:41.000000000 -0500
@@ -73,6 +73,27 @@
 csc gives
 t.cs(12) error CS0506: `B.C.Blah': cannot override inherited member
 `B.Blah' because it is not virtual, abstract or override
+------- Additional Comments From bmaurer@users.sf.net  2003-12-22 17:04 -------
+wrt to the origional issue, it looks like csc is not respecting the spec:
+"For the purposes of locating the overridden base method, a method is
+considered accessible if it is public, if it is protected, if it is
+protected internal, or if it is internal and declared in the same
+program as C."
+This says nothing about private and nested types. However, this
+statement is a departure from the normal accessibility rules, so we
+should go with csc, I think.
+On the other one, it is crystal clear:
+"The overridden base method is a virtual, abstract, or override
+method. In other words, the overridden base method cannot be static or
+wrt the second problem, the spec is quite clear: