[JSR308] Checkers in the future on different JDKs

Michael Ernst mernst at csail.mit.edu
Tue Sep 30 14:41:22 EDT 2008


> I suppose a "typical setup" for using jsr308 would be to have the  
> jsr308-javac parallel with another java installation, and only use the  
> modified one for code-quality checks.

Yes, this is a common setup for people who can't use the JSR 308 compiler
for day-to-day tasks (most commonly, people using an IDE such as Eclipse).

> The annotations would be written  
> in the comment form, to keep the code compatible with java5.

This makes sense even if you are using the JSR 308 compiler, so that others
can compile your code.


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