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[javaee-spec users] Re: DataSourceDefinition

From: John D. Ament <john.d.ament_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 26 Aug 2014 14:35:38 -0400

I disagree. I think the JMS definitions work better.

DataSource is confusing because you need credential information.


On Tue, Aug 26, 2014 at 2:33 PM, Arun Gupta <arun.gupta_at_gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Romain,
>
> I hope Configuration JSR will provide a cleaner solution to all of
> this. But @*Definitions (reminds of Death Star ;-) indeed seems like
> have a limited scope.
>
> Arun
>
> On Tue, Aug 26, 2014 at 11:22 AM, Romain Manni-Bucau
> <rmannibucau_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi Arun,
> >
> > to enforce your "nobody uses it" the main issue is it is not usable
> > for prod - often not the same team handles config and packaging - and
> > portable since it doesn't integrate with common Java solution (common
> > jdbc config - think to [dbcp] for surely the most known one). IMHO
> > @*Definitions were an error and configuration should really be handled
> > mainly outside the application and inside the application for embedded
> > cases/cloud but using a CDI event if possible (didnt check but it
> > should) or another standard listener where we can - as it is now more
> > and more done - register resources.
> >
> > I think it is the main goal of config jsr.
> >
> > Would be great IMHO to get @*Definition deprecated if really not used
> > (maybe same kind of polling that for @New can help) in favor of config
> > jsr solution which should be really more powerful.
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > Romain Manni-Bucau
> > Twitter: @rmannibucau
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> > Github: https://github.com/rmannibucau
> >
> >
> > 2014-08-26 20:12 GMT+02:00 Arun Gupta <arun.gupta_at_gmail.com>:
> >> There is clear evidence that nobody is using @DataSourceDefinition in
> >> production code. See the conversation at:
> >>
> >> https://twitter.com/arungupta/status/504039335688404992
> >>
> >> Seems like its good only for demos. I'd urge platform EG and other EGs
> >> in Java EE 8 to strongly consider adding a similar annotation.
> >>
> >> Cheers
> >> Arun
> >>
> >> --
> >> http://blog.arungupta.me
> >> http://twitter.com/arungupta
>
>
>
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