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JSF 2.3 wish list part I - Components

Over the last days several Java EE specs have published JSR proposals for their next versions. Today JSF published its proposal on the JSF mailing list, titled: Let's get started on JSF 2.3 The JSR groups improvements into 4 categories: Small scale new features Community driven improvements Platform integration Action oriented MVC support An interesting aspect is the "Community driven improvements", which means it's basically up to the community what will be done exactly. In practice this mostly boils down to issues that have been entered into the JSF issue tracker. It's remarkable how many community filed issues JSF has compared to several other Java EE specs; clearly JSF always has been a spec that's very much community driven. At we're more than happy to take advantage of this opportunity and contribute whatever we can to JSF 2.3. Taking a look at this existing issue tracker we see there are quite a lot of ideas indeed. So wha