>>>>> On Wed, 19 Jan 2011 13:00:20 -0800, Snjezana Sevo-Zenzerovic said:
EB> How much work would it be to create a bean-validator IPS package? What
EB> other packages would be impacted and what changes would they need to
SS> We would need to create dedicated bean validator package and adjust
SS> glassfish-hk2 package dependency so that it depends on bean-validator
SS> package. We would also need to add new package to the dependency list
SS> for distribution metapackages and incorporation packages which define
SS> overall distribution content.
SS> In any case, this is something we can consider doing in 3.2 release time
SS> frame - I don't see major issues from technical point of view but Jerome
SS> may have some thoughts on the interaction of HK2 with potentially
SS> different bean validator versions.
EB> Regarding the monetary incentive angle for this. Because bean-validator
EB> itself is something we get from JBoss I don't think it makes much sense
EB> to offer it just in the "support" repository. In fact, it might make sense
EB> to only offer it in the "dev" repository.
SS> Well, the same version of bean validator could very well live in
SS> different repositories during its lifecycle - it would start in "dev"
SS> and move upwards to more stable repositories as we stabilize our own
SS> Being able to decouple bean validator and offer potentially unstable
SS> version as "dev" content would certainly help with some aspects of
SS> content refresh so thanks for bringing this up.