RFR 7199353: Allow ConstructorProperties annotation from any package

mark.reinhold at oracle.com mark.reinhold at oracle.com
Thu Oct 8 18:47:46 UTC 2015

2015/10/8 11:41 -0700, alex.buckley at oracle.com:
> ...
> Also, this annotation type introduces a new package, 
> javax.management.annotation. I support *.annotation packages in general 
> (e.g. to group a growing number of exciting annotation types related to 
> HotSpot) but JMX is a mature technology which in the past decade has 
> only introduced two annotation types, one of which is MXBean itself. I 
> recommend placing ConstructorProperties alongside MXBean in the existing 
> javax.management package.

Agreed.  A whole new package for just one annotation, in a subsystem
that already defines annotations elsewhere, is overkill.

- Mark

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