[jax-rs-spec users] [jsr339-experts] Re: Re: Re: New to the group - comments on the current draft

From: Santiago Pericas-Geertsen <>
Date: Wed, 21 Dec 2011 16:02:39 -0500

On Dec 16, 2011, at 9:09 PM, Sastry Malladi wrote:

> You mean something like WADL? Agreeing on the right "description language" would take another EG! Somewhat unfortunate, perhaps, this is not in the scope for JAX-RS 2.0.
> Sastry > I was thinking something simple like what the Jayway folks have implemented, where a template class is specified on the resource method's Linkable annotation and the jax-rs container returns the HTTP method name and the fields in the template class, including any validation contraints (e.g NotNull) etc.

 I haven't seen an example of this, but it seems the idea is to include a JSON representation in the template link attribute? Seems too much for an attribute. This should be conveyed by an entity --using OPTIONS or something similar?

-- Santiago