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

Sergiu Dumitriu sergiu at xwiki.com
Wed Mar 30 12:48:30 UTC 2011

On 03/30/2011 02:28 PM, Vincent Massol 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
> Here's my +1

+1. Will the old mechanism continue to work for a while, for backwards 

Sergiu Dumitriu

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