[JSR308] Postfix syntax for type annotations

Neal Gafter gafter at google.com
Thu Mar 22 21:04:20 EDT 2007

On 3/22/07, Eugene Kuleshov <eu at javatx.org> wrote:
> Neal Gafter wrote:
> > One issue is that I haven't seen type annotations on any shortlist for
> > JDK7, but have we aborted the JSR? If we're continuing with our work,
> > I'd really like to see something a bit more formal than the current
> > "spec".
>   Neal, can you please elaborate what kind of formality you expecting to
> see? I am also curious how work from this JSR will be incorporated with
> other compiler extensions Sun compiler/jvm team is working on.

A BNF for syntactic changes is the main thing I was thinking about.  The
next thing would be a specification of the API changes for accessing the

  BTW, slightly unrelated question, have you made any progress on
> compiler extension to support closures proposal?

Yes, but I'm not yet far enough along to distribute anything. For example, I
don't have code gen working.
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