[jboss-dev] [Fwd: [jsr-316-eg] Validator and validator factory names]

Stan Silvert ssilvert at redhat.com
Tue Sep 15 13:20:42 EDT 2009

I did a snapshot release of the BV deployers and integrated into Branch_5_x.

Current State of things:
* The BV Factory is created and added to the DeploymentUnit by the BV 
* The BV Factory from the DeploymentUnit is added to application scope 
for use by JSF.  JSF/BV integration is working.
* The BV Factory is bound to global JNDI at 

We know the JNDI part is wrong, so there will be changes.  But hopefully 
those of you waiting on this stuff can now make further progress.


Carlo de Wolf wrote:
> So these must be setup as LinkRefs by the container governing 
> java:comp to some other JNDI name which is bound by a deployer. Or 
> maybe we LinkRef to java:app/ValidatoryFactory depending on it's 
> scope. But at some point it will link to a 'global' name.
> Carlo
> On 09/15/2009 08:48 AM, Ales Justin wrote:
>> FYI wrt the JNDI names.
>> -------- Original Message --------
>> Subject: [jsr-316-eg] Validator and validator factory names
>> Date: Mon, 14 Sep 2009 17:25:58 -0700
>> From: Roberto Chinnici <Roberto.Chinnici at sun.com>
>> Reply-To: jsr-316-eg at jcp.org
>> Organization: Sun Microsystems, Inc.
>> To: Java Community Process JSR #316 Expert List <JSR-316-EG at jcp.org>
>> As I was making a few editorial changes to the platform spec, I ran into
>> an actual mistake we need to fix for PFD.
>> Section EE.5.16 uses the following JNDI names for retrieving a validator
>> and a validator factory:
>>    java:comp/env/Validator
>>    java:comp/env/ValidatorFactory
>> This seems wrong, because we typically reserve java:comp/env for
>> application-defined names.
>> All other system-defined ones, like the ORB or UserTransaction, are
>> defined under java:comp.
>> So I'm going to change the names above to the following ones:
>>    java:comp/Validator
>>    java:comp/ValidatorFactory
>> My plan is still to submit the spec for PFD on Wednesday.
>> --Roberto

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