Below you can find a brief 'elevator pitch' of the currently active RFPs, as discussed in the Expert Groups. For details click on the links that will bring you to the actual text. All documents are available publicly in GitHub here: https://github.com/osgi/design/tree/master/rfps.
The following RFPs are discussed in the context of the Core Platform and Enterprise Expert Groups:
- RFP 163 Log Service Update - This RFP is about modernizing the OSGi Log Service and making is easier to use.
- RFP 164 Authentication and RFP 165 Authorization - Are about providing APIs to integrate various security providers and mechanisms into OSGi for authentication and authorization.
- RFP 166 Scheduling - Provide a cron-like persistent scheduling API.
- RFP 167 Manifest Annotations - Adds annotations to generate OSGi Manifest Headers. In particular this will make generating Provide-Capability and Require-Capability headers easier.
- RFP 168 Configurer - This RFP is about providing a standard way to store OSGi Configuration Admin configuration inside a bundle.
- RFP 169 Object Conversion - The converter that converts anything into everything. This can be especially useful when working with configuration data or service properties.
- RFP 170 Managed JPA - Adds Managed JPA to the OSGi JPA integration.
- RFP 172 Protocols - Create a REST service using OSGi annotations and conventions.
- RFP 173 JAX-RS - Integration with JAX-RS.
The following RFP relates to the Internet of Things:
- RFP 174 Initial IoT Requirements - Requirements for the upcoming IoT Expert Group.
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