[JSR308] updates to the Java Language Specification and other
things to do
gafter at google.com
Thu May 17 22:51:29 EDT 2007
See the jsr308 charter:
2.16 Please describe how the RI and TCK will de delivered, i.e. as part of a
profile or platform edition, or stand-alone, or both. Include version
information for the profile or platform in your answer.
This JSR proposes a change to the Java language and thus can only be
delivered in a Java SE platform release. It is targeted for Java SE 7.
Although I disagree with the "thus can only" conclusion (this is *not* what
the JCP process requires), the authors of jsr308 have in any case committed
to making all the required changes to the platform and specification as its
On May 17, 2007 6:34 PM, Eugene Kuleshov <eu at javatx.org> wrote:
> That is what I meant. So, Neal, do you think we should do the same, or
> there is something else need to be done?
> Neal Gafter wrote:
> > jsr175 was delivered as a modified JLS and a compiler that implemented
> > it. The JLS itself was part of jsr175's completed product. The list of
> > sections was in addition to that to help the casual reader understand
> > what had changed.
> > On May 17, 2007 4:31 PM, Eugene Kuleshov <eu at javatx.org
> > <mailto:eu at javatx.org>> wrote:
> > I heard some comments that JSR-308 isn't ready to be considered for
> > inclusion into the Java 7 at its current state and that there are
> > things
> > that it won't be ready in time to be included into Java 7. So, I
> > think
> > it should be a good idea to collect todo items that will be
> > required in
> > order this JSR to be considered for inclusion into Java 7.
> > Leaving aside the obvious general agreement on the language
> > syntax and
> > all other technical details (including bytecode generation and maybe
> > annotations on statements) what are the other things we need to
> > complete?
> > I've looked at the published JSR175 document and it is fairly
> > For the most part it just refer to the sections changes in the
> > JLS. So,
> > we will need to identify JLS sections that will need to be changed
> > JSR308. Here is the old list: 7.4.1 8.1.1 8.3.1 8.4.1 8.4.3
> > 8.5.1
> > 8.8.3 8.9 9.1 9.3 9.4 9.6 9.7 13.5.7 14.4.1 15.1 18
> > regards,
> > Eugene
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