JDK 9 RFR of JDK-8173164: Resolve remaining HTML5 issues in javax.lang.model.*

Liam Miller-Cushon cushon at google.com
Thu Apr 20 22:19:16 UTC 2017

Newer versions of checkstyle support it: http://checkstyle.

I remember some disagreement between other tools about whether e.g. `{@link
#foo(Bar)}` needs an import for `Bar`, but javadoc's handling of that seems
to have improved in 9.

On Thu, Apr 20, 2017 at 1:51 PM, Martin Buchholz <martinrb at google.com>

> On Thu, Apr 20, 2017 at 1:38 PM, Jonathan Gibbons <
> jonathan.gibbons at oracle.com> wrote:
>> Do you have any specific tools in mind?  Can we file RFEs against those
>> tools?
> IIRC, checkstyle  http://checkstyle.sourceforge.net/ has an unused import
> checker that doesn't recognize usage in doc comments.  I have the vague
> feeling there are others.  I have the feeling checkstyle's checks are not
> very good, but improving them would be a full time job.
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