[cdi-dev] Feedback from Devoxx

Antonio Goncalves antonio.goncalves at gmail.com
Mon Nov 17 16:39:53 EST 2014

Yes, we talked about this topic with Manfried and Antoine : CDI should not
mention servlet or JSF nor depend on them. I think a little refactoring of
the spec would be needed in 2.0 so that CDI doesn't depend on anything
(except @Inject) and all the specs would, hopefully, depend on it.

On Mon, Nov 17, 2014 at 10:23 PM, arjan tijms <arjan.tijms at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> On Mon, Nov 17, 2014 at 10:04 PM, Antonio Goncalves
> <antonio.goncalves at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Like @dblevins once said "EJB was a super hype spec with all the cool
> > features... and became blotted throughout the years". If we are not
> careful,
> > CDI (the super hype spec at the moment) will become blotted too
> I strongly support that!
> IMHO as little as possible of these higher level features should be
> implemented within CDI itself, so that CDI itself can completely focus
> on being the contextual DI spec on which all other specs can build.
> I think it's already problematic that CDI 1.1 provided producers for
> Servlet artifacts, instead of letting the Servlet spec itself define
> those producers. If/when Servlet starts depending on CDI there will be
> a rather awkward circular dependency.
> Kind regards,
> Arjan

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