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From "Matthias Wessendorf" <mat...@apache.org>
Subject Re: MyFaces JSF Commons Project
Date Thu, 29 Nov 2007 17:50:41 GMT
to make it clear.

I am not saying, that JSF 1.1 API is the ONLY ONE.

Because this is a new project, a JSF 1.2 ONLY *would* make sense...
but... JSF 1.1 is still in use...

Perhaps a second trunk for 1.1-based JSF is a good thing (tm)

-Matthias

On Nov 29, 2007 6:16 PM, Scott O'Bryan <darkarena@gmail.com> wrote:
> If 1.1 is a must then I don't see any way around having 2 trunks.  The
> API's between the two are not the same and when dealing with things like
> decorators (which JSF makes extensive use of), you need to implement
> every method on a class and ONLY those methods.
>
> I know that for Trinidad, although 90% of our code base is the same
> between JSF 1.1 and 1.2, approximately 10% is not.  And that 10% is what
> may well force us NOT to use the commons project for things like
> Multi-part form handling.  Plus, I would like to make some utilities
> that would allow renderkits to have an easier time of working with a
> JSR-301 portlet environment while allowing the portlet-bridge-api's and
> impls to be optional at runtime.  Something that could save a lot of
> time for render kit developers.  These will need to be 1.2 only.
>
> Scott
>
>
> Matthias Wessendorf wrote:
> > On Nov 29, 2007 5:57 PM, Scott O'Bryan <darkarena@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >> Hey everyone,
> >>
> >> I'm going to try to put together a proposal for some items it add to the
> >> jsf commons fairly soon for your purusal.  First off, however, I'd like
> >> some technical information on this project as it may effect how the
> >> project is set up.
> >>
> >> 1. Which version of JSF will be the minimum for this project?  One of my
> >> proposals involves needing an ExternalContextWrapper and the version of
> >> JSF does make a difference.  I, personally, would like to see this based
> >> off 1.2 but if we need a 1.1 Faces Commons then I would recommend both a
> >> 1.1 and a 1.2 branch.
> >>
> >
> > here we go;
> > my understanding is, that 1.1 is a must
> >
> >
> >> 2. What is the minimum JDK we are going to use for this project.  My
> >> preference would be J2SE 5 for the build.  I could even live with making
> >> sure that code can be compiled with J2SE 5 in 1.4 compatibility mode but
> >> I think we need to be able to support generics at the very least.  Of
> >> course if we're basing the commons project off of JSF 1.2, J2SE5 is a
> >> no-brainer.  :)
> >>
> >
> > JSF 1.1 => java1.4
> > JSF 1.2 => JDK5
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
>
>



-- 
Matthias Wessendorf

further stuff:
blog: http://matthiaswessendorf.wordpress.com/
sessions: http://www.slideshare.net/mwessendorf
mail: matzew-at-apache-dot-org

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