RFR: javax.xml.stream: Using ServiceLoader to load JAXP stream factories (7169894: JAXP Plugability Layer: using service loader)

Daniel Fuchs daniel.fuchs at oracle.com
Wed Jan 9 17:26:16 UTC 2013

Thanks for the comments Alan!

I have implemented them and refreshed the webrev for the record:

-- daniel

On 1/9/13 4:43 PM, Alan Bateman wrote:
> On 08/01/2013 12:20, Daniel Fuchs wrote:
>> :
>> I've clarified the spec. I also documented an additional step, which
>> was done by the implementation but not documented - which is that
>> the stream factory will also look up for properties in jaxp.properties
>> if stax.properties was not found.
>> webrev:
>> <http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~dfuchs/JDK-7169894/javax.xml.stream/webrev.03/>
>> I have generated a spec diff for easier reading of the doc changes:
>> <http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~dfuchs/JDK-7169894/javax.xml.stream/specdiff.03/overview-summary.html>
> I've gone through the spec changes and webrev and this is good work. I
> also agree with the option #3 that you proposed in one of the previous
> mails. A few small comments:
> In XMLEventFactory.newInstance the current wording is "Same as
> newFactory", I think it might be better if re-worded to: "Creates a new
> instance of the factory in exactly the same manner as the newFactory
> method".
> In XMLEventFactory.newFactory (also in XMLInputFactory and
> XMLOutputFactory) then it adds normative statements to specify that
> lib/jaxp.properties is checked when lib/stax.properties is not present.
> We need flexibility to change the layout of the JRE/JDK image so I think
> it would be better to leave this out of the spec.
> Otherwise I think this is good to go.
> -Alan.

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