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Joined: Oct 08, 2008
Dec 14, 2011 21:30:39
Am new to
annotations. There anyway I can add flag based annotations. In case if I want to change or remove some annotations I can do that by changing the flag and not by changing the code.
Joined: Oct 27, 2005
Dec 15, 2011 05:05:44
No, annotations and their values are always part of the source code. The values must be compile time constants as well -
literals, primitives, enums or Class objects.
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