[JSR308] Can we agree on our goals?

Doug Lea dl at cs.oswego.edu
Thu Feb 1 18:45:23 EST 2007

Trevor Harmon wrote:
> On Feb 1, 2007, at 11:55 AM, Doug Lea wrote:
>> 1) Once and for all, either come up with a way to support each
>> construction or declare that it cannot (or should not) be done.
>> versus
>> 2) Face a continuing stream of JSR proposals, each providing a
>> solution to one lacking in the previous annotation-related JSR.
>> When I asked myself this in these terms, my reluctance
>> to face these issues evaporated. And the option is within stated
>> scope.
> I'm confused. Which option are you in favor of?

The former. I'm swinging my vote to the let's-get-this-over-with-now
crowd. Especially since we seem to already have momentum of some
smart folks enthusiastically attacking it. (Don't let me down! :-)


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