The netbeans templated do not allow the creation of a package-info.java file.
the package-info.java file is now the prefered way of entering package level
documentation as of java 1.5.
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I think this is already solved in NB5.0. Thanks for the report.
Yes, it's fixed in the NetBeans 5.0