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Blog Archive for edburns during August 2008

We had an expert group meeting for JSR-314-EG today. The goal of the meeting was to make process on the issues in our issue tracker of record at <<ahref="https://javaserverfaces-spec-public.dev.java.net/servlets/ProjectIssues">https://javaserverfaces-spec-public.dev.java.net/servlets/ProjectIssues</a>>. Before the meeting, I took each of the issues in the current...
I'm happy to report that Ryan Lubke has committed the code that was previously being maintaned on the JSF_2_0_0_from_HEAD_20080606_BRANCH in the facelets cvs repository into the trunk of the Mojarra svn repository. This will allow us to continue to the work of integrating the feature set of Facelets into JSF 2.0.
I received three submissions to the contest. This is about what I expected given the amount of publicity I gave it (zero, aside from just posting the blog) and the difficulty of the task (not too hard, but non-trivial for most). I'm very happy with the submissions. The winning submission was picked by the following criteria: How well does it print? Does it print exactly one or exactly two...
Taking a cue from the success of the community that has grown up around the JSF IRC channel, my colleague and friend Rajiv Mordani has created an IRC channel for the entire Glassfish WebTier, on freenode. To access the channel, follow the instructions for the JSF irc channel but use #glassfish-webtier as the channel name, instead of ##jsf. Here's an inside tip: Rajiv is also the spec lead for...
We've been working on JSF 2.0 for over a year now and we're very close to having solid specifications and implementations for our top two issues: Ajax and EZComp. Of course, the implementation of both of these issues has required lots of work on smaller issues. However, at least 80% of the features people want to see in JSF 2.0 are not touched by Ajax or EZComp. To help us prioritize the issues...