JDK 8 RFR for JDK-8023471, , Add compatibility note to AnnotatedElement
stuart.marks at oracle.com
Wed Dec 4 19:58:24 UTC 2013
On 12/4/13 11:30 AM, Alex Buckley wrote:
> On 12/3/2013 9:23 PM, Joe Darcy wrote:
>> + * <li> The addition of the additional annotations is both source
>> + * compatible and binary compatible. That is, the source containing
>> + * the element and its annotations will still compile and the class
>> + * file resulting from the compilation will continue to link.
> "The addition of the annotations is both source compatible and binary
> compatible. That is, the _source code_ containing the annotated element will
> still compile, and class files will link against the newly compiled class file
> if they linked against the older class file."
Thanks Alex, this addresses the concern I had raised about use of the term
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