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From Chris Pratt <>
Subject Re: [GitHub] struts pull request: WW-4590 - Allow to use multiple names in resu...
Date Tue, 19 Jan 2016 20:49:04 GMT
I can't see a reason not to support both.

On Tue, Jan 19, 2016 at 12:06 PM, swiftelan <> wrote:

> Github user swiftelan commented on the pull request:
>     @aleksandr-m
>     An annotation attribute that is defined as an array does not have to
> have the curly braces to define a single value for that attribute.
>     Basing a Java API for configuration on XML syntax is a poor
> implementation. Why not support the entire XML configuration syntax in the
> annotation? Java has APIs to express a collection of items. It is much
> easier to utilize an array than a comma separated value attribute. The
> array allows the developer to clearly express their intent. Utilizing an
> array does not require parsing when the configuration value is accessed.
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