This morning some great news arrived in my in box. AspectJ 5 final shipped today. It's been over a year in the making and I'm really excited we've hit this milestone.
I for one want to say thank you to the AspectJ committers for working so long and hard to release AspectJ 5! Adding generics support to AspectJ was certainly a major undertaking and it’s great that the end result has been so stable and, in fact, greatly improved even for older Java VM’s. This is a real milestone in the history of aspect-oriented programming and a great Christmas present for all of us.