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Re: Encourage the use of @since
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On Thu, Jan 17, 2013 at 4:40 PM, Christopher <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> I would like to propose and encourage the use of the @since javadoc tag for
> all new public/protected methods in the public API, as well as new classes
> in the public API.
>
> I would also like to propose and encourage the words "since <version>" be
> used as the first two words of all @deprecated javadoc tags.
>
> These are enormously useful for documenting to users when a new feature was
> added/changed, as well as informing developers how long something has been
> around, and thus informing decisions about when it is safe to remove or
> change.
>
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> Christopher L Tubbs II
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