Java SE JSR 250 annotations module renamed to

Guillaume Smet guillaume at
Mon Feb 13 17:17:47 UTC 2017

On Mon, Feb 13, 2017 at 6:10 PM, Alan Bateman <Alan.Bateman at>

> On 13/02/2017 16:58, Guillaume Smet wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 13, 2017 at 5:12 PM, Alan Bateman <Alan.Bateman at>
> wrote:
>> I agree that @Generated is awkward but I haven't suggested removing it.
> What do you suggest then? As far as I understood you, you were suggesting
> removing the module in Java 10 so the @Generated annotation would also be
> gone? Or did I misunderstand?
> That is the proposal. If it goes ahead then it means that tools that rely
> on these annotations in the JDK would need to deploy the standalone version
> on the class path or as a module on the module path.

Yeah, so basically, it would end up with .

I don't think it's the best possible outcome for this useful annotation.


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