Using annotation with @Target(TYPE_USE) on type declaration

Alex Buckley alex.buckley at
Wed Jun 28 18:08:51 UTC 2017

On 6/28/2017 12:26 AM, Gunnar Morling wrote:
>> 3. You're now wondering why JLS doesn't "just" make a type declaration context
> I see. While 9.7.4 addresses the issue, it seems a bit implicit to me.
> A sentence in in that spirit might be helpful, given it's
> probably the first place people will check when looking for details
> around @Target.

OK, sure, please provide that sentence by reply. It should be a crystal 
clear narrative in perfect English.


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