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Re: Encourage the use of @since
+1

I also like the idea of tagging the public API.

On Thu, Jan 17, 2013 at 5:07 PM, David Medinets <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>wrote:

> +1
>
> 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.
> >
> > --
> > Christopher L Tubbs II
> > http://gravatar.com/ctubbsii
>