Re: fix for issue 924 (merging the JSF api and impl jar into a single jar)

From: Sheetal Vartak <>
Date: Wed, 17 Nov 2010 09:58:46 -0800

Hi Andy,
Thanks for taking the time to go over the issue and explain the problems there. I agree with your synopsis. Will work on coming up with the right solution.

On Nov 16, 2010, at 8:24 AM, Andy Schwartz wrote:

> Hi Sheetal -
> On Mon, Nov 15, 2010 at 3:38 PM, Sheetal Vartak
> <> wrote:
>>> API classes should not reference implementation (com.sun.faces)
>>> classes directly. One of the main reasons for the very common
>>> practice of splitting API and implementation into separate jars is to
>>> avoid exactly this sort of reverse dependency.
>> I agree with you on this as well. Since I have exhausted all viable solutions that I know of, would love to hear if there is a better way to approach this.
> The current direction of relying on a jar merge to fix this issue
> misses the root cause of the problem. I have updated issue 1826 with
> detailed thoughts on this.
> Andy
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