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[javaee-spec users] [jsr366-experts] Re: Status of the Java EE 8 specifications

From: Antonio Goncalves <antonio.goncalves_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 20 Dec 2014 22:16:58 +0100

Linda, about a potential JPA MR, I found this interesting post :
http://www.ticocoding.com/java-8-streams-and-jpa/

I think JPA should add Java SE 8 support : at least the new DateTime API
(so the mapping is done by default) and also Streams.

What do you think ?

Antonio

On Thu, Dec 11, 2014 at 10:46 PM, Linda DeMichiel <
linda.demichiel_at_oracle.com> wrote:

> Hi Antonio, all,
>
> Please see inline below....
>
>
> On 12/10/14 8:20 AM, Antonio Goncalves wrote:
>
> Hi all,
>
> I was wondering if Java EE 8 was "*spec completed*" at the moment or if
> there are other specs coming along. Correct me if I'm wrong, but so far we
> have (I hope I'm not missing any) :
>
> *New Specifications*
>
> -
> *JCache (JSR 107) *
> -
> *JSON-B 1.0 (JSR 367) *
> -
> *MVC 1.0 (JSR 371) *
> - *Java EE Security 1.0 (JSR 375)*
>
> These new specifications will of course need to be approved by the
> Java EE 8 Expert Group in order to be included in the platform.
>
> *Updated Specifications*
>
> -
> *CDI 2.0 (JSR 365) *
> -
> *JMS 2.1 (JSR 368) *
> -
> *Servlet 4.0 (JSR 369) *
> -
> *JAX-RS 2.1 (JSR 370) *
> -
> *JSF 2.3 (JSR 372) *
> -
> *Java EE Management API 2.0 (JSR 373) *
> - *JSON-P 1.1 (JSR 374*)
>
> Yes
>
> *Any other coming along ?*
>
> Our main focus will be on the JSRs listed above. Our JSRs/MRs
> covered below will be done more opportunistically, based on
> available resources.
>
>
> - *Bean Validation (JSR 349)* : I know Emmanuel Bernard is planning of
> updating it to have the Java SE 8 goodies
> - *Common Annotations (JSR 250)* : The CDI 2.0 EG is thinking of
> introducing a broader usage of the @Priority annotation (not just for
> interceptor, but other things). Is there any plan to update the JSR 250 ?
>
> We will do an MR for Common Annotations if needed for alignment with
> other specifications.
>
>
> - *Concurrency Utilities for Java EE (JSR 236)* : It would be the
> perfect spec to have @Startup, @Schedule, @Asynchronous, @Pooled
> annotations. Any plans on that ?
>
> We are still evaluating whether there will be a new JSR/MR.
>
>
> - Enterprise JavaBeans (JSR 345) : The CDI 2.0 is thinking of
> introducing the notion of self injection (e.g. @Self<MySelf> me) that would
> allow interception within the same bean. Updating the Interceptor spec
> could be interesting. Any plans ? If Interceptor is updated, would EJB be
> updated too ?
>
> We expect that both EJB and Interceptors will need to undergo an MR
> to align with work being done in related JSRs.
>
>
> - Java Persistence 2.1 (JSR 338) : any plan to support Date and Time
> API (JSR 310) mapping ? Is there a MR planned for JPA ?
>
> We expect JPA to undergo an MR. I don't know at this point whether
> Date/Time will be addressed.
>
>
> - *Java API for WebSocket (JSR 356)* : just wondering
>
> There will be a new JSR or MR for WebSocket. We are currently
> evaluating which.
>
>
> - *Batch (JSR 352)* : just wondering
>
> I'll let our IBM expert speak to this....
>
>
> -
> - *Data Grids (JSR 347)* : just wondering
>
> I'll let our Red Hat expert speak to this....
>
>
> -
> - *Expression Language 3.0 *(JSR 341) : just wondering
>
> MR
>
>
> - JAX-WS 2.0 (JSR 224) : just wondering
>
> MR (likely only to support repeating annotations).
>
> In addition, we are planning to do MRs for JTA and JavaMail.
>
>
> -Linda
>
>
>
> Thanks for any feedback
>
> --
> Antonio Goncalves
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>
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