Choices of defaults
Chapter 7: Concluding C# 2: the final features: 7.3
Last updated: 2/24/2008
Eric's comment with respect to the choice of "the most private access available" as the default in C#:
This is in contrast to, say Jscript .NET, where the defaults are to make as many programs as possible work, so everything is public unless specified otherwise. The language goals of Jscript are different than those of C#.