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From "Alex Karasulu" <akaras...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Interesting question: does state machine hurt readability?
Date Thu, 26 Jul 2007 03:36:17 GMT
Likewise!

On 7/25/07, 向秦贤 <fyaoxy@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Just one word: Agree.
>
> 2007/7/26, Rodrigo Madera <rodrigo.madera@gmail.com>:
> >
> > In my opinion, state machines are not only good but required on some
> > contexts.
> >
> > The problem is how good you implement it.
> >
> > The MINA wiki has a tutorial explaining the mina-sm component and that
> was
> > something that (again, in my opinion) was too complex.
> >
> > Maybe a little rethinking on how mina-sm does things is needed (or maybe
> a
> > cleaner way to indicate states).
> >
> > States are known to be troublesome to implement if you don't know them
> > well,
> > and in Java you will see most likely a class that implements the states
> as
> > internal subclasses.
> >
> > So yes, states are sticky things, but if you do it carefully and with
> good
> > thinking, it makes code maintainability a snap.
> >
> > Just my opinion.
> >
> > Rodrigo
> >
> > On 7/25/07, Trustin Lee <trustin@gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > Hi community,
> > >
> > > I found an interesting thread related with MINA:
> > >
> > > http://www.javalobby.org/java/forums/t99219.html
> > >
> > > Mike Heath is evangelizing MINA in the thread.  I really appreciate
> > > his effort, and let's hope more users are interested in MINA.  Thanks,
> > > Mike!  :)
> > >
> > > Anyways, I'd like to ask you a question; does state machine hurt code
> > > readibility and maintainability?
> > >
> > > From my experience, state machine and event-driven paradigm simplifies
> > > implementation of protocols dramatically.
> > >
> > > I also find well-designed state machine will not hurt code
> readability:
> > >
> > >
> > >
> >
> https://svn.safehaus.org/repos/asyncweb/trunk/core/src/main/java/org/safehaus/asyncweb/codec/decoder/HttpRequestDecodingState.java
> > >
> > > I personally think it's a matter of familiarness.  I have been using
> > > state machines and event driven model for more than 3 years, and that
> > > might be making me very comfortable with them.
> > >
> > > WDYT?
> > >
> > > Trustin
> > > --
> > > what we call human nature is actually human habit
> > > --
> > > http://gleamynode.net/
> > > --
> > > PGP Key ID: 0x0255ECA6
> > >
> >
>
>
>
> --
> 致敬
> 向秦贤
>
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