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From Claus Ibsen <>
Subject Re: Camel-REST vs Cxfrs
Date Tue, 01 Nov 2016 10:50:25 GMT
Oh also camel-cxf with cxfrs is a bit to bloated with both WS and RS
mixed together. There is also a JIRA ticket to separate this and make
the dependencies smaller and leaner.

On Tue, Nov 1, 2016 at 11:48 AM, Claus Ibsen <> wrote:
> There are some JIRA tickets to integrate camel-cxf with rest-dsl.
> However this requires some changes in CXF to facilitate this.
> Some of the CXF committers from Talend said they would like to work on
> that, but they don't seem to had the time yet to work on this.
> That said you can always code REST services using plain JAX-RS java
> code style also. Or if using Spring Boot then how they do it with
> their controllers.
> Camel in Action 2nd ed book has a full chapter on REST and various
> ways to use it with Camel.
> On Mon, Oct 31, 2016 at 5:02 PM, DariusX <> wrote:
>> I would like to expose some Camel routes via REST, and am considering using
>> the REST DSL. (I do not have  pre-existing REST-based web-service
>> components.)
>> Is there any reason/advantage to using camel-cxfrs or some other such
>> component that supports REST in such a scenario?
>> It appears to me that the Camel REST DSL is always the way to go unless one
>> has legacy reasons to use something else, but I'd appreciate someone telling
>> me if that's a wrong assumption. Also, is there a page somewhere on the
>> Camel site that would speak to this: i.e. the motivation of using one over
>> the other?
>> thanks
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