Request for feedback on annotation processing API changes made in JDK 9

mark.reinhold at mark.reinhold at
Sat Apr 8 00:45:29 UTC 2017

2017/4/7 15:01:42 -0700, joe.darcy at
> On 4/7/2017 5:50 AM, Gunnar Morling wrote:
>> When discussing the case of @Generated earlier this year on
>> jigsaw-dev, a proposal was to have java.lang.annotation.Generated, and
>> Mark expressed support for this [1]. I still think that'd be the
>> better place, or was there anything speaking against it?
> After additional discussion, it seemed preferable to put the generated 
> annotation in a module related to code generation of some sort, 
> java.compiler, rather than the universally imported module java.base.

Yes -- just for the record, I agree with that.

- Mark

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