Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

javax.annotation
Annotation Type Generated


@Documented
@Retention(value=SOURCE)
@Target(value={PACKAGE,TYPE,ANNOTATION_TYPE,METHOD,CONSTRUCTOR,FIELD,LOCAL_VARIABLE,PARAMETER})
public @interface Generated

The Generated annoation is used to mark source code that has been generated. It can also be used to differentiate user written code from generated code in a single file. When used, the value element must have the name of the code generator. The recommended convention is to use the fully qualified name of the code generator in the value field . For example: com.company.package.classname. The date element is used to indicate the date the source was generated. The date element must follow the ISO 8601 standard. For example the date element would have the following value 2001-07-04T12:08:56.235-0700 which represents 2001-07-04 12:08:56 local time in the U.S. Pacific Time time zone. The comment element is a place holder for any comments that the code generator may want to include in the generated code.

Since:
Common Annotations 1.0

Required Element Summary
 String[] value
          This is used by the code generator to mark the generated classes and methods.
 
Optional Element Summary
 String comments
          A place holder for any comments that the code generator may want to include in the generated code.
 String date
          Date when the source was generated.
 

Element Detail

value

public abstract String[] value
This is used by the code generator to mark the generated classes and methods.

date

public abstract String date
Date when the source was generated.

Default:
""

comments

public abstract String comments
A place holder for any comments that the code generator may want to include in the generated code.

Default:
""

Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

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