[jax-rs-spec users] [jsr339-experts] Re: Re: Re: MVC

From: Santiago Pericas-Geertsen <>
Date: Tue, 3 Jun 2014 12:24:51 -0400

On Jun 3, 2014, at 11:17 AM, Sergey Beryozkin <> wrote:

>> JSF has a number of different parts, not all of which are applicable
>> to an MVC framework. Some, such as the Facelets templating language,
>> could be plugged into a JAX-RS based MVC framework --in the same way
>> JSPs and other templating languages are used today in Jersey for
>> example. At its core, this is just a convenient mechanism to provide
>> better text/html representations for resources (Note that I'm not
>> suggesting that this is the only part of JSF that would be relevant, it
>> is just an obvious one).
> So it is JAX-RS based MVC after all, Bill got it right, I misunderstood.
> Hmm... I thought all we wanted was to make a transparent forward support done and let dealing with the actual templates out of scope to support the case of integrating with the existing view servers.
> JAX-RS based MVC does seem like a bigger effort indeed

 It all depends on how much we decide to do in this first iteration, but it is an important part of the work for sure.

 Incidentally, I'd like all of you to take a minute and re-read section 2.1 of the last JSR 339:

 As I mentioned a few times, this is not something new; we have had the intention to explore MVC in JAX-RS for a while. The data that we have collected recently has told us that this an area that the EE community is still interested in.

-- Santiago