RFR: 8257638: Update usage of "type" terminology in javax.lang.model

Joe Darcy darcy at openjdk.java.net
Thu Dec 10 01:09:46 UTC 2020

On Thu, 10 Dec 2020 00:24:55 GMT, Jonathan Gibbons <jjg at openjdk.org> wrote:

>> First pass at updating javax.lang.model's usage of the word "type" to correspond to changes in usage of "type" being made in JLS.
>> The wording in annotated construct and related functionality may need another pass.
>> Updating @jls tags to renamed JLS sections will be done under a different bug id.
>> Paragraphs *not* reflowed initially to easy reviewing. Paragraph will be reflowed and copyright year updated before a push is done.
> src/java.compiler/share/classes/javax/annotation/processing/Filer.java line 69:
>> 67:  * allow the <em>originating elements</em> to be provided as hints to
>> 68:  * the tool infrastructure to better manage dependencies.  The
>> 69:  * originating elements are the classes or interfaces or packages (representing {@code
> would maybe be slightly better as "classes, interfaces or packages"

Update in subsequent commit.


PR: https://git.openjdk.java.net/jdk/pull/1726

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