JChord support/plugin

I've recently become aware of Chord (http://code.google.com/p/jchord/) and
it looks like an incredibly useful tool for analysing the correctness of
multithreaded code, in particular its ability to statically detect data races
with high accuracy. Here's a video giving an overview of how it works if
anyone's interested: http://code.google.com/edu/languages/index.html#_java_racedetect.

It doesn't look like there's an IDEA plugin available for Chord yet. I don't
suppose anyone is working on one, or is looking for an idea to use for the
next plugin contest and would like to pick this one up? :) I'd imagine the
Findbugs plugin would make a pretty good reference point to get started from
if someone's willing to take up the challenge. I'm tempted to have a go myself,
though progress will be slow given the lack of free time I seem to have these


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