[xwiki-devs] [VOTE] Use @Named (and @Qualifier annotations later on) for specifying component role

Vincent Massol vincent at massol.net
Wed Mar 30 12:41:21 UTC 2011


On Mar 30, 2011, at 2:37 PM, Thomas Mortagne wrote:

> On Wed, Mar 30, 2011 at 14:28, Vincent Massol <vincent at massol.net> wrote:
>> Hi devs,
>> 
>> I'd like to propose to deprecate the "value" and "hints" fields of @Component and instead use the @Named annotation (and @Qualifier annotations later on).
>> 
>> The rationale is to align with JSR330's @Named annotation at injection points and also to start going in the direction of CDI (JSR299) since CDI uses @Named for beans too.
>> 
>> Example before:
>> 
>> @Component("hint")
>> public class MyComponent...
>> 
>> After:
>> 
>> @Component
>> @Named("hint")
>> public class MyComponent
> 
> Is @Component really required in that case ?

Yes we still need to discover component declarations.

> Do we have to explicitly
> use @Named("default") for default hint ?

No.

CDI says that @Default annotations are not required.

>> 
>> Here's my +1
>> 
>> Thanks
>> -Vincent
>> 
> 
> +1 for anything going in the direction of using JSR330
> 
> -- 
> Thomas Mortagne

Thanks
-Vincent




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