Re: JSR311: gzip encoding

From: Dhanji R. Prasanna <>
Date: Tue, 31 Mar 2009 08:53:08 +1100

On Tue, Mar 31, 2009 at 5:24 AM, Marc Hadley <> wrote:

> I'm struggling with this one a bit. If the application is doing the
> encoding then we already have facilities with Variant for an application to
> select an encoding that the client understands. The only advantage I see
> with the annotation is that we could then base method dispatch decisions on
> its presence. If the implementation is performing the encoding then, like
> Stephan, I don't really see much use for the annotation other than perhaps
> as an advisory "it would be nice if you could encode this" indicator. What
> am I missing ?


Too many annotations. =(

Dhanji R. Prasanna
Software Engineer at Google.