Using the @instance tag will mark a symbol as an instance member of its parent symbol. This means it can be referred to by "Parent#Child".
Using @instance will override a doclet's default scope (unless it is in the global scope, in which case it will remain global).
The following example is a longhand way of writing "@function MyNamespace#myFunction":
More usefully, you can use the @instance tag to override the scope that JSDoc infers. For example, you can indicate that a static member is used as an instance member: