[javaee-spec users] Re: Wish-List for EE 8
- From: Antonio Goncalves <antonio.goncalves@...>
- To: users@...
- Subject: [javaee-spec users] Re: Wish-List for EE 8
- Date: Mon, 22 Jul 2013 15:05:22 +0200
Bill, and what about the idea of using a few hours at JavaOne to quickoff
Java EE 8 ? I'm not talking about a BOF with a few chairs on stage and a
few hundred people listening, but I'm more thinking of a room with chairs,
whitboards, stickers... where we (spec leads, expert members, Java EE
enthousiats) could think and talk about the direction we want Java EE 8 to
On Sat, Jul 20, 2013 at 1:38 AM, Bill Shannon <bill.shannon@...>wrote:
> arjan tijms wrote on 07/19/13 13:55:
> On Fri, Jul 19, 2013 at 9:31 PM, Arun Gupta <arun.p.gupta@...>wrote:
>> I updated the page at:
>> to describe all the Java EE 7 maven coordinates.
> That's a convenient overview! :) On that page it can be seen that the GA
> pattern is mostly:
> groupId = javax.[keyword]
> artifactId = javax.[keyword]-api
> JPA, CDI, Bean Validation and Batch use a different pattern. Batch is
> quite close, but for some reason has "-annotation" instead of "-api" in the
> artifactID. Bean Validation is also close, but doesn't have its artifactId
> starting with "javax" (why?)
> JPA and CDI have rather different names.
> We hope to fix JPA soon and publish a correctly named API jar file.
> CDI is in a tough position because, unlike almost all the other specs,
> there's no single Java package that corresponds to CDI. What we came up
> with for CDI is a compromise.
> A few not listed also have rather different names, e.g. JASPIC:
> groupId: org.glassfish.main.security
> artifactId: jaspic.provider.framework
> Some APIs don't follow the pattern because we didn't update the API for EE
> 7. Some are just mistakes. All things considered, there's a large amount
> of consistency there. We even created a Maven plugin that checks an API
> jar file to ensure that it's following the rules.
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