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

From: Kevin Sutter <>
Date: Tue, 29 Nov 2016 07:56:55 -0600

Thanks, Bill. I don't normally follow the intricacies of JavaMail, so I
appreciate the pointers to quickly catch up.

Kevin Sutter
STSM, Java EE and Java Persistence API (JPA) architect
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From: Bill Shannon <>
Date: 11/28/2016 09:51 PM
Subject: [jsr366-experts] Re: Java EE 8 Early Draft 2 specification

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
>> 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
> 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.