RFR 7199353: Allow ConstructorProperties annotation from any package

Mandy Chung mandy.chung at oracle.com
Wed Oct 14 14:52:16 UTC 2015

> On Oct 14, 2015, at 7:25 AM, Alan Bateman <Alan.Bateman at oracle.com> wrote:
>> Hm, shouldn't we name the new annotation differently then? @ConstructorMapping ? It is not mandatory that we keep the actual name - we are changing the package anyway ... 
> This may have been discussed previously, Mandy might know. I think at one point that jmx-dev was thinking about matching on any @CP property and that might have influenced the naming.

I don’t recall any discussion on the name. The initial suggestion was to match any @CP.   One benefit of keeping it @ConstructorProperties is for easy migration from java.beans to javax.management.

I don’t have strong opinion if it should be a different name. 


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