[JSR308] Why do annotations only allow limited set of attribute types?

David Goodenough david.goodenough at linkchoose.co.uk
Wed Sep 24 12:27:45 EDT 2008

The set of types allowed for attributes of annotations is very limited.  Why?

I have a need for more generic attributes, which I can detail if needed, and
this looks like an arbitrary and pointless restriction.


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