Java SE JSR 250 annotations module renamed to

Andrew Haley aph at
Mon Feb 13 15:11:48 UTC 2017

On 13/02/17 14:34, Alan Bateman wrote:
> The small subset of the JSR-250 defined "Common Annotations" that you 
> see in Java SE is part of the web services stack that was added in Java 
> SE 6. If it weren't for JAX-WS then these annotations would have no 
> business being in Java SE or the JDK.

Well, okay, but they have been advertised as "Common Annotations" for
ten years now.  It's a bit unconvincing to say "Yes, but we didn't
really mean it."


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