[jax-rs-spec users] [jsr339-experts] Re: link templates?

From: Bill Burke <>
Date: Mon, 02 Jul 2012 17:52:55 -0400

On 7/2/12 5:47 PM, Julian Reschke wrote:
> On 2012-07-02 23:37, Bill Burke wrote:
>> One thing I noticed about JAX-RS 2.0 Link class is that it can't support
>> templates. I know the original link header draft had a Link-Template
>> header, but I couldn't find any information beyond the original draft.
>> Anybody know what the deal is with templates?
> Template support was not included. According to the change history (see
> <>)
> it was removed early; probably because URI templates were not ready; and
> it introduced complexity that wasn't really needed.

This is an issue for Resteasy as our old link header support allowed
templates. I know a lot of our users use the templating feature of our
Link header parser/object representation.


Bill Burke
JBoss, a division of Red Hat