8006733 : allow type annotations only on type uses, not on scoping

Alex Buckley alex.buckley at oracle.com
Fri Jun 21 14:29:51 PDT 2013

Mike is unavailable until July, so I will raise the issue as soon as he 
returns. I am sorry for the delay but there is little alternative.


On 6/21/2013 2:23 PM, Werner Dietl wrote:
> Hi Steve,
> Alex wants to raise the correct behavior for CantAnnotateStaticClass
> with the EG. I don't know what timeline he/the EG has.
> I don't know about the difference between P3 and P4 and what the
> different timelines and other implications are. Maybe somebody else
> can comment on this.
> cu, WMD.
> On Fri, Jun 21, 2013 at 10:38 AM, Steve Sides <steve.sides at oracle.com> wrote:
>> Hi Werner,
>>   I see this open bug, http://bugs.sun.com/view_bug.do?bug_id=8006733,
>> has a note on the current test failures wiki as relates to the test,
>> tools/javac/annotations/typeAnnotations/failures/CantAnnotateStaticClass.java
>> I think the last day for fixing P4 is early-mid July, so a couple question,
>> Is this currently being looked at? Since this is a new feature, and there
>> are few open bugs, it'd be nice if this fix gets in for jdk8. If this will
>> take longer, might we up the priority to P3?
>> -steve

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