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From Bill de hÓra <>
Subject Re: [PATCH] [JSR-88] JavaDoc
Date Fri, 22 Aug 2003 09:07:15 GMT
Alex Blewitt wrote:

> The only problem is that there's a lot of stuff to be documented; in 
> JavaMail, for example, the API is 100 classes and around 800 methods -- 
> even assuming a conservative 3 lines per method and 5 lines per class, 
> that's almost 3000 lines of text. It's going to take a long time to put 
> anything in there.
> I'd say go for it if you're willing to put the effort in for the 
> JavaDoc, but it should be a low priority overall.


Agree on the level of effort involved, however I /believe/ it may be 
the case that for a Sun/JSR API, you have to include the Javadoc (ie 
the raw code isn't sufficient). I think it's worth checking what 
Sun's lic policy with this.

Bill de hÓra

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