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  1. CDI Specification Issues
  2. CDI-518

Clarify boundaries of the ServletContext event

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    • Clarification
    • Status: Closed (View Workflow)
    • Major
    • Resolution: Obsolete
    • 1.2.Final
    • TBD
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    Description

      An event with qualifier @Initialized(ApplicationScoped.class) is fired when the application
      context is initialized and an event with qualifier @Destroyed(ApplicationScoped.class) is fired
      when the application is destroyed. The event payload is:
      • the ServletContext if the application is a web application deployed to a Servlet container, or Conversation context lifecycle
      • any java.lang.Object for other types of application.

      Unlike dependency injection, the spec does not define any visibility boundaries for events. It could therefore be implied that in an EAR a web application could observe the ServletContext event for a different web application. This obviously does not seem right and the spec should explicitly define the expected behavior.

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              rhn-engineering-jharting Jozef Hartinger
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