[cdi-dev] Feedback from Devoxx

Antoine Sabot-Durand antoine at sabot-durand.net
Tue Nov 18 05:11:35 EST 2014


This very topic has been discussed with Ed Burns (Servlet Spec lead) and he agreed to work on moving these feature from CDI to his spec. Ideally CDI shouldn’t have dependency to front specs (servlet, jsf, jax-rs). We’ll try to work in that direction for version 2.0.


> Le 17 nov. 2014 à 22:23, arjan tijms <arjan.tijms at gmail.com> a écrit :
> 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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