Added Formal Grammar Changes and API Description to xajavac Website

I finally finished modifying the Java grammar to faithfully represent my changes that enable subtyping for annotations. I also added a description of the extended API I had to develop to allow reflection for annotations with subtyping. I have also decided to remove the treatment for local variable annotations, originally implemented in LAPT-javac, from xajavac now that the JSR 308 proposal provides a different format.

All of this information, along with the binaries for the modified compiler and the API, is available on the xajavac website.

Now I should write a more formal tech report about this, I should contact Michael Ernst of the JSR 308: Annotations on Types project, and I should modify the code I wrote to for my MS thesis to take advantage of annotations with subtyping.


About Mathias

Software development engineer. Principal developer of DrJava. Recent Ph.D. graduate from the Department of Computer Science at Rice University.
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