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From Mike Kienenberger <>
Subject Re: MyFaces in OSGi environment
Date Tue, 26 Jul 2011 17:43:12 GMT
This is the right place for your questions and proposals.

We cannot tell you anything further until we see the proposals and details.

On Tue, Jul 26, 2011 at 1:35 PM, Kamil Soboń <> wrote:
> Hi all,
> Me and my friend are trying to create modular web application that will work
> in OSGi environment.
> We have chosen JSF (MyFaces implementation) for our web tier (In fact we
> have chosen this technology in first version of our application, where we
> have implemented own mechanism for plug-in management, now we want to use
> OSGi).
> We have few very important assumption for web tier: views (pages), resources
> and manageable beans can be provided, changed and taken away in run-time.
> This is a result of other assumption: our application should be modularized
> in plug-ins that can be installed, updated or uninstalled in run-time.
> There are few problems with MyFaces that we were trying to omit. Some we
> have managed to, some partially and some not. I am not going to tell about
> the details, but I can tell about them or provide web site urls where we
> have written down our cogitations.
> After some time we have reached a conclusion that it is pointless to make
> MyFaces working as we want to, without changing things in core
> implementation. Generally we know what should be reimplemented or redesigned
> in core implementation of MyFaces. We believe that some of changes should be
> done in API to make MyFaces more flexible. Once more I am not going to tell
> about the details here (but fell free to ask).
> My questions are
> Is it our proposal worth of consideration ? Maybe out assumptions break down
> some JavaServer Faces assumption and this technology cannot be used in such
> application ?
> Is it right place to ask about changes in MyFaces ?
> Can you/we make such changes in core implementation, or maybe MyFaces is
> simply implementation of JSF specification ? If it is, should we turn to
> people that are responsible for JSF specification ?
> --
> Pozdrawiam,
> Kamil Soboń
> iso.poczta(at)gmail.comturn to
> sobon(at)

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