In past I made a couple of unsuccessful half-hearted runs at getting
@Nullable and @NotNull to work.
Today I gritted my teeth and I think I have got them working. I wrote
an easy-to-follow step-by-step essay on how to make them work.
Please inform me of any errors or suggestions for improvement.
Roedy Green Canadian Mind Products
Capitalism has spurred the competition that makes CPUs faster and
faster each year, but the focus on money makes software manufacturers
do some peculiar things like deliberately leaving bugs and deficiencies
in the software so they can soak the customers for upgrades later.
Whether software is easy to use, or never loses data, when the company
has a near monopoly, is almost irrelevant to profits, and therefore
ignored. The manufacturer focuses on cheap gimicks like dancing paper
clips to dazzle naive first-time buyers. The needs of existing
experienced users are almost irrelevant. I see software rental as the