RFR: [MVT] Rename DeriveValueType annotation

Paul Sandoz paul.sandoz at oracle.com
Thu Jul 27 22:57:44 UTC 2017


Looks ok.

Should the annotation be moved to a non-internal package?

Paul.

> On 24 Jul 2017, at 09:00, Maurizio Cimadamore <maurizio.cimadamore at oracle.com> wrote:
> 
> Hi,
> the special annotation that triggers generation of a derived value should be renamed from @DeriveValueType to @ValueCapableClass (which is also a term used in the spec draft).
> 
> After some internal discussion we agreed that adding flags, or deprecating old annotation was not worth the extra interim complexity, so we're aiming for a straight rename.
> 
> As this touches a lot of stuff, please double check :-)
> 
> Webrevs:
> 
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~mcimadamore/8185143-hotspot/
> 
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~mcimadamore/8185143-jdk/
> 
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~mcimadamore/8185143-langtools/
> 
> Maurizio
> 



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