[JSR308] Re: Annotation processing (JSR 269) and AST representation

Michael Ernst mernst at csail.mit.edu
Sat Feb 3 13:55:52 EST 2007

> OK, but none of those require changes to the class file. What API changes do
> we want that would require class file format changes?

These are completely different issues.  Let's not conflate the classfile
representation of annotations and the AST representation of annotations.
Both are worth talking about, but not in the same discussion, which will
only lead to confusion.

I'll answer the question in a separate thread.


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