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Re: [] A Composable Platform Over Profiles

> On 3. May 2018, at 13:36, Steve Millidge (Payara) <steve.millidge@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 	• “It's not uncommon for me to see the latest and greatest frameworks and libraries shoehorned into 10+ year old EE servers because organizations can't move on their serv technology.  Granted, this is not all organizations.  But, it is a huge appeal of Spring being able to bring in new features without server updates.  “
> I have to admit a lot of problems we see are the exact opposite of this. More like  trying to shoehorn applications with 10+ year old libraries into the latest version of Payara. I’ve seen some horrendous war files with multiple copies of the same jar just different versions. Half of the JavaEE apis in the jar. Xalan Xerces jars in war files etc. I must admit that old Spring apps are some of the worst offenders.


Absolutely -- I'm deleting superfluous stuff all the time. Sometimes 80% of the dependencies.

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