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From Jason Porter <>
Subject Re: MessageBuilder take3
Date Thu, 28 Jun 2012 17:01:07 GMT
I'll put it on my todo list and get to it probably after the conference
when my time frees up a bit.

On Thu, Jun 28, 2012 at 2:26 AM, Mark Struberg <> wrote:

> ... and a take 4 will follow I'm sure :)
> Hi!
> The MessageBuilder is now working a bit better, but I'm still not
> satisfied.
> What I changed so far:
> How it works:
> There are 2 big areas in the game
> 1.) the MessageContext. This contains the core messaging functionality, a
> fluent API and a configuration section.
> 2.) the typesafe @MessageBundle + MessageBundleInvocationHandler. There
> have been lot's of code inside the invocation handler which logically
> should rather be handled in the MessageContext. I now moved the whole
> ResourceBundle handling to the MessageContext for example. Prior to that it
> had not been possible to create a messagebundle text with the fluent api.
> I'm still not 100% happy with some parts but the functionality works now at
> least.
> It's now also a bit easier to change the default behaviour of the
> MessageContext.
> The configuration consists off 3 parts
> a.) the LocaleResolver (resolves en_US, de_AT, ...). We do not inject a
> final Locale but only the Resolver, because in e.g. JSF this information
> can be taken from the ViewRoot, the logged in user, etc...
> b.) the MessageInterpolator. The default one now uses the String.format
> which allows lots of tweaks. If someone used the java.text.MessageFormat in
> his project in the past, then he can simply change this now.
> c.) the MessageResolver. This is the location where messages will be taken
> from the ResourceBundle. I needed to add an 'initialize' method which is
> slightly 'out of tune' from my gut feeling. Maybe we should give it a way
> to resolve the other configurations from the MessageContext? Please review!
> I'll write another mail about the @DefaultConfiguration...
> LieGrue,
> strub

Jason Porter

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