RE: [abc-users] Schedule for annotations etc.

From: Eric Bodden <>
Date: Mon Jan 03 2005 - 10:15:50 GMT

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Thanks Ganesh.

Could you please drop me a line as soon as you have a working (beta
should be enough) full support for annotations? I am not interested
in generics at the moment.

Thank you a lot,


Ganesh Sittampalam wrote:
> On Sat, 18 Dec 2004, Eric Bodden wrote:
>> Since last week the Eclipse and AJC team were making a huge jump
>> forward with annotations support: Do you have a schedule already
>> for an ABC version that will support them (and probably other Java
>> 5 features)?
> We are actively involved with the ajc team in the design of AspectJ
> 5. Regarding annotations, we already have done the lexer and parser
> to support the additions to the pointcut language, and we now
> intend to work on adding support to Soot for these. Generics
> require some more substantial changes to the underlying Java
> compiler (Polyglot), and we are working with the Polyglot team
> towards realising those in the medium term. We don't have a
> definite schedule yet, but we are hoping to complete support for
> all of AspectJ 5 by the end of the summer.
> Cheers,
> Ganesh

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Eric Bodden
Chair I2 for Programming Languages and Program Analysis
RWTH Aachen University

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