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What happened to XDoclet?

Simon Cockayne
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Joined: Dec 09, 2000
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What happened to Xdoclet?

I see the page on sourcefourge has not been updated since May 2005.

And...home page of XDoclet2 appears to have had no release since 2005.

Is this a dead technology?



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Ulf Dittmer

Joined: Mar 22, 2005
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Well, XDoclet 1 continues to work fine (although it doesn't like the generics notation using angle brackets in Java 5 code).

I would guess that version 2 hasn't taken off because the usefulness of JavaDoc-style annotations is much diminished, now that real annotations are available. E.g., Hibernate and EJB (two of the common uses of XDoclet 1) now use annotations, making XDoclet unnecessary.
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