[JSR308] annotation for wildcard types

Michael Ernst mernst at csail.mit.edu
Fri Feb 2 18:35:52 EST 2007

> The kinds of 'advanced type systems' you're talking about
> are extralinguistic: they're not described by the language spec and
> generally processed by tools outside the compiler.

Right.  One such variety of tools is compiler plug-ins, also called
annotation processors.  One goal of JSR 308 is to make such type-checking
plug-ins possible.


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