Archive for November, 2007

The Early Draft Review for JSR 294 – Improved Modularity Support in the JavaTM Programming Language is now available for Review The intention is to deliver this JSR as a component of Java SE 7. JSR 294 plan to extend the Java programming language with new constructs called “superpackages” that allow hierarchical modular organizatio. Each […]

JSR 308 proposes an extension to Java’s annotation system that permits annotations to appear on any use of a type. (By contrast, Java SE 6 permits annotations to appear only on class/method/field/variable declarations; JSR 308 is backward-compatible and continues to permit those annotations.) Such a generalization removes arbitrary limitations of Java’s annotation system, and it […]