[javaee-spec users] [jsr366-experts] Re: Java EE 8 Early Draft 2 specification documents

From: Bill Shannon <>
Date: Mon, 28 Nov 2016 19:50:35 -0800

Linda DeMichiel wrote on 11/28/2016 03:56 PM:
> Hi Kevin,
> On 11/28/16 3:32 PM, Kevin Sutter wrote:
>> Hi Linda,
>> Took a quick review of the Early Draft 2 and have a few quick questions...
>> o JavaMail 1.6? This wasn't part of your presentation at JavaOne. Is
>> it just standard practice to update JavaMail with every Java EE release?
> Not standard practice. However, I know that Bill has a couple of
> minor updates that he was planning to make in the Java EE 8 timeframe.

The motivation for the update was to add @Repeatable to the
@MailSession annotation.

I also have a handful of small updates that I've been working on.
The details are here:

There may be more, depending on how much time I have, but the above are
already done and available in a SNAPSHOT release.

This will all appear as a JCP Maintenance Release at the appropriate time.