[bv-dev] BV 2.0 - Add constraints?

Guillaume Smet guillaume.smet at gmail.com
Fri Mar 24 10:54:59 EDT 2017

Hi Gunnar,

On Fri, Mar 24, 2017 at 2:43 PM, Gunnar Morling <gunnar at hibernate.org>

> * Should @NotEmpty mandate the usage of constraint composition (as
> it's done in the PRs)? It essentially prescribes an "implementation",
> i.e. providers wouldn't even need a constraint validator for it. But
> then this excludes any more efficient implementation a provider may
> have (well, they could by special-handling this constraint).

I'm not convinced it's such a good idea to use constraint composition for
@NotBlank and @NotEmpty. I would let the implementation to the providers,
especially since using constraint composition does not really buy us
anything in this case.

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