[cdi-dev] Sorting out the "bean name" mess
struberg at yahoo.de
Thu Sep 6 15:22:07 EDT 2012
I always use the 3 terms
* Managed Bean
* Contextual Instance
* Contextual Reference
'bean' is pretty ambiguous, but CDI Managed Bean (*) (in capital letters) is clear imo.
(*) I still hope all other Manged Beans should be gone in EE7...
----- Original Message -----
> From: Bill Shannon <bill.shannon at oracle.com>
> To: Pete Muir <pmuir at redhat.com>
> Cc: Edward Burns <edward.burns at oracle.com>; cdi-dev <cdi-dev at lists.jboss.org>
> Sent: Thursday, September 6, 2012 7:21 PM
> Subject: Re: [cdi-dev] Sorting out the "bean name" mess
> Pete Muir wrote on 09/06/2012 07:04 AM:
>> The way a bean's name is referred to in the CDI spec is somewhat
>> I think this occurred because the CDI spec was written with the term
> "bean name", but it got changed due to concerns over confusion with:
>> * JSF managed beans name
>> * @ManagedBean name
>> * EJB bean names
>> As a result, we now have a mix of "bean name", "bean EL
> name", and "name", which is ultimately just confusing.
>> I would like to standardize on a single term, and I would propose
> "bean name".
> I agree with standardizing on a single term.
> Where can I use these names? My understanding is that they're only or
> mostly used in EL expressions, thus "bean EL name".
> Can I inject a bean by name? That would motivate the more general
> "bean name".
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