[JSR308] Type annotation syntax for arrays

Michael Ernst mernst at csail.mit.edu
Mon Oct 27 06:22:16 EDT 2008

In August, the JSR 308 specification changed the syntax for array
annotations.  From the changelog:

  Array syntax is now uniformly prefix:
    @English String @NonNull [] @Length(10) []
  is a non-null array of length-10 arrays of English Strings.

I have heard only positive comments about this, so I assume that everyone
is happy with the improvement.  The design is discussed in section B.3 of
the the non-normative part of the specification:



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