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From Zsombor <gzsom...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Move spring-deployment module to TRUNK
Date Mon, 08 Oct 2007 14:21:07 GMT
On 10/8/07, Stefano Bagnara <apache@bago.org> wrote:
> Noel J. Bergman ha scritto:
> > I will go on record that I oppose a move to Spring, and have said so on
> > multiple occassions.  However, I do not oppose optional support for
> Spring.
> >
> > So long as we are agreed on that, I'm +1 to on the latter.
> I think I can confirm that the support is optional.
> The spring module is a standalone module with dependencies on the other
> modules, but none of our other modules will depend on the spring module.
> >> As a consequence, we would be able to release a Spring-container-based
> >> Server runtime besides our regular Avalon-based.
> >
> > I'll start another thread on Avalon.
> >
> > How much does your proposed merger effect the stability of code that
> > couldn't care less about Spring, e.g., the Avalon-based release?
> >
> >       --- Noel
> AFAIK nothing changed in our "main" code in order to support the spring
> integration. Bernd did a great job in writing an almost generic Avalon
> container implementation based on Spring. Furthermore "his" container
> supports the phoenix config.xml/assembly.xml out of the box.
> At the moment the spring deployment is still avalon-based. The only
> component replaced by Bernd is Phoenix, not Avalon.
> That said the spring container will also make it simpler to integrate
> non-avalon components.
> I bet the spring deployment will be very appreciated by that part of our
> users that are also java developers.
> Stefano

Me too :) I think it's much simpler to work with spring, but it's just a
personal taste/preferences.


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