[JSR308] Annotations on statements

Tom Ball Tom.Ball at Sun.COM
Sat Feb 3 00:34:32 EST 2007

Trevor Harmon wrote:
> On Feb 2, 2007, at 1:45 AM, Ted Neward wrote:
>> Might I also suggest that as part of building the spec, a reference
>> implementation based on the OpenJDK also be built? That would give us 
>> some
>> basis by which to judge how it will work and look like from the 
>> programmers'
>> point of view.
> Yes, definitely! My current project is hacking the javac sources to 
> support loop annotations. (I have an immediate need for them in a 
> prototype I'm working on.) From that effort, hopefully I will learn -- 
> or even produce -- something that I can share for a proper reference 
> implementation.
> When I'm done, I'll post my results in the new jsr308-statements list 
> that Mike created for us.

You might also consider joining the ksl (Kitchen Sink Language) project, 
which is a place to contribute and kick the tires on any new language 
ideas. The javac lead, Peter von der Ahé created it based on an idea by 
James Gosling:



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