[jax-rs-spec users] [jsr339-experts] Re: Adding SSE support to JAX-RS 2.1?

From: Sergey Beryozkin <>
Date: Wed, 5 Mar 2014 15:51:03 +0000

Is it supposed to represent WebSocket at high level by any chance ? What
is the underlying mechanism/transport it is meant to represent if not ?

And it is not for 2.1, this is a completely new feature, 2.1 is supposed
to be a maintenance/bug fixes release

On 05/03/14 15:39, Marek Potociar wrote:
> Hello experts,
> As you may know, the first steps towards starting work on Java EE 8 has
> been made already. Among the most important ones was the Java EE 8
> Community Survey. As the survey results
> <> indicate,
> there is a very strong support in Java EE community for coming with a
> standard API for supporting Server-Sent Events in Java EE 8. Clearly,
> one way or the other, SSE support will be added in Java EE 8 platform.
> There are multiple options how to achieve this and one of these options
> being considered is to extend JAX-RS API to provide better support for
> SSE. Before we make a final decision, I'd like to get your feedback on
> whether or not you think that extending JAX-RS API with SSE support is a
> good idea.
> To get the idea how such JAX-RS API support could look like, please
> check Jersey User Guide section that describes how client and server SSE
> support is currently implemented in Jersey 2.x:
> I am looking forward to your feedback.
> Thank you,
> Marek