I'm very pleased to report that JSR 269 has reached the final approval ballot stage of the JCP process.
The only change since the proposed final draft was to correct the specification of VariableElement.getConstantValue.
previously reported, the JSR 269 annotation
processing APIs in the javax.lang.model and
javax.annotation.processing packages are...
As has been done previously during Java
SE 7 and Java SE
8, the JSR 269
annotation processing API is undergoing a maintenance review
The annotation processing API, both the processor-specific
portion of the API in javax.annotation.processing and
the language modeling...