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Stefan Krause
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I want to do some annotation processing. The simplified background is that all methods of an object annotated with a fitting EventListener-Annotations should be called from one of my frameworks classes.
It's easy enough to get all declared methods, check for the annotation and eventually pick the fitting methods.
The problem starts with inheritance. Annotations by itself are not inherited, but most frameworks allow some inheritance. But it seems pretty hard to get that right.

Does anyone have any pointers to good annotation processing libs that have some inheritance semantic and respect the JDK 5 oddities (e.g. bridge methods)?

Yours,
Stefan
 
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