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From Mark Thomas <ma...@apache.org>
Subject Re: svn commit: r1521023 - in /tomcat/trunk/java: javax/annotation/Generated.java javax/annotation/Resource.java org/apache/catalina/startup/WebAnnotationSet.java
Date Mon, 09 Sep 2013 20:12:04 GMT
On 09/09/2013 17:20, Nick Williams wrote:
> 
> On Sep 9, 2013, at 5:24 AM, Mark Thomas wrote:
> 
>> On 09/09/2013 11:20, Mark Thomas wrote:
>>> On 09/09/2013 11:09, markt@apache.org wrote:
>>>> Author: markt Date: Mon Sep  9 10:09:36 2013 New Revision:
>>>> 1521023
>>>> 
>>>> URL: http://svn.apache.org/r1521023 Log: Fix wrongly named
>>>> annotation attributes
>>>> 
>>>> Modified: tomcat/trunk/java/javax/annotation/Generated.java
>>> This one is OK.
>>> 
>>>> tomcat/trunk/java/javax/annotation/Resource.java
>>> This one I am less sure about. The JavaEE 5 Javadoc uses
>>> authentication but JavaEE 6 onwards uses authenticationType with
>>> no indication that there has been a change.
>>> 
>>> I need to dig into the specifications to see what is going on.
>> 
>> The specification says authenticationType. I'll revert this
>> change.
>> 
>> It looks like a bug in whatever implementation  was used to
>> generate the Javadoc.
> 
> Is there somewhere you can/should/did report this problem with the
> Oracle-published EE 6 Javadoc? Seems like the published version
> should be corrected, but I'm not sure how easy it is to actually make
> that happen.

I didn't mainly due to past experience reporting Java bugs to Sun/Oracle
that simple got ignored. It didn't encourage me to do it again. I'll
ping the EG lead as they are also the Servlet EG lead.

Mark

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