[jboss-user] [JBoss Seam] - Re: seam gen - which one?
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Tue Mar 6 20:33:04 EST 2007
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"gavin.king at jboss.com" wrote : anonymous wrote : is support for the WTP planned?
| This is a subject of debate between myself and Max.
I'm sure supporting the typical WTP project structures would make seam-gen and the build script substantially more complex, and generally be a pita for the already-busy dev team.
But this structure (web, java and ear projects for instance) is extremely common outside of seam projects. And trying to shoehorn current seam-gen's output into this structure is a bear - you're basically asking to spend a lot of time getting it to work again (unless you're a seam veteran). And after it works again, seam-gen's handy new-stuff tasks no longer put things in the "right" place.
I think the above represents an adoption barrier to seam. I've been using the current seam-gen produced structure, and it works fine. But when I later go back to my client and try to convince them to consider seam, having an only-seam-projects-look-like-this structure will make it a hard sell. Sounds silly given how fantastic seam is. But it's also true.
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