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

From: Marek Potociar <>
Date: Mon, 2 Jun 2014 12:58:15 +0200

Hi Bill,

Now we already do know a few things that you do not like to see in I would however also would like to know what are the things that you would like to see in


On 30 May 2014, at 21:11, Bill Burke <> wrote:

> On 5/23/2014 4:36 AM, Sergey Beryozkin wrote:
>> Hi
>> On 22/05/14 22:05, Santiago Pericas-Geertsen wrote:
>>> Dear Experts,
>>> As you may have seen in the Java EE 8 survey, there was significant
>>> interest in adding an MVC framework to the platform in EE 8. After
>>> some analysis, we are convinced that the best place for this work is
>>> in In fact, as many of you may recall, this was on our
>>> list for JAX-RS 2.0 but we've never got a chance to discuss it in any
>>> detail.
>>> I'm aware of some discussion in the JSF alias in relation to MVC in
>>> general, and its support as part of JAX-RS in particular. I plan to
>>> send an e-mail to the JSF alias as a way to establish a liaison
>>> between the two groups. I believe their expertise would be of great
>>> value for us and will help us design a framework that addresses the
>>> requirements of the EE community.
>> Look forward to JAX-RS supporting MVC and SSE. As far as the future
>> JAX-RS MVC is concerned, I hope it will not only target EE users though
>> :-). i.e, it would work even if no JSF is available, but of course the
>> input from JSF experts will be of great interest.
>> Using Jersey MVC as a template would be a nice start IMHO, we have a
>> less involved support for it, but I think it is close enough to the way
>> Jersey does it in some cases.
> I am 100% against MVC in JAX-RS. Are we really going to introduce a legacy and now defunct pattern to JAX-RS? The trend and future is Angular JS or GWT apps with simple RESTful back ends.
> This is wrong guys. You will regret adding and it will end up on the long list of Java EE features that nobody uses and bloat we'll have to support.
> SSE and now MVC, I'm really disappointed in the direction of JAX-RS.
> --
> Bill Burke
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