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What is @(#) in Java Header?

Abu Nene
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Joined: Nov 13, 2008
Posts: 56
Anyone have any idea what is the @(#) means?

Also does anyone knows how to do the escape character for # in Eclipse JAutodoc plugin?
Campbell Ritchie

Joined: Oct 13, 2005
Posts: 46320
Never heard of it, sorry.

That sounds too complicated for the beginners' forum; I shall move you. I'll try the IDEs forum first, where you should get help about the Eclipse problem.
Tim Holloway
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Joined: Jun 25, 2001
Posts: 17410

I think that this is part of Sun's internal source management process actually, and doesn't have any special meaning to anyone not using their in-house tools and procedures.

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