[JSR308] Runtime[In]visibleTypeAnnotations vs RuntimeVisibleExtendedAnnotations (class file)
mernst at cs.washington.edu
Fri Jan 23 12:16:23 EST 2009
> The current (November 14, 2008) draft of JSR 308 at:
> specifies two new attributes: RuntimeVisibleTypeAnnotations and
> RuntimeInvisibleTypeAnnotations. However, it seems that the current
> implementation puts in class file different attribute -
> RuntimeVisibleExtendedAnnotations - which is not defined by the spec.
> Could you please clarify/comment this?
You are correct. The implementation lags the specification on this
detail. The implementation will be corrected to reflect the new name.
Sorry for the confusion.
More information about the JSR308