Java SE JSR 250 annotations module renamed to java.xml.ws.annotation?
Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Mon Feb 13 16:12:43 UTC 2017
On 13/02/2017 15:56, Guillaume Smet wrote:
> So basically, your position is that we should update all the Java
> tooling out there to remove the usage of the @Generated annotation?
> Because I don't think introducing a dependency to the JSR 250 API jar
> everywhere is a good thing.
> If so, as mentioned by David, it would be nice to provide something
> else as it's considered a useful marker and is used by a lot of tools.
> And even if we do so, the transition will be chaotic to say the least.
I agree that @Generated is awkward but I haven't suggested removing it.
It would be useful to go through a few examples as it may be that
ACC_SYNTHETIC is more appropriate for some of these cases.
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