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From Saminda Abeyruwan <sami...@opensource.lk>
Subject Re: A few basic doubts..
Date Sat, 15 Oct 2005 07:40:13 GMT
Paul Fremantle wrote:

> Chinthaka
>
> +1
>
> All
>
> Can I make a suggestion. We stop saying "Mediators are Axis2 services" 
> and say "Mediators are invoked in a similar way to services in the 
> underlying Axis2 engine that Synapse extends".

I like the sound of that. +1.

>
>
> Alright - I'm not really suggesting we SAY that. But my point is that 
> people read a lot into "Mediators are services" which is more than we 
> mean.

Yep.

Saminda

>
> Paul
>
> On 10/14/05, *Eran Chinthaka* <chinthaka@opensource.lk 
> <mailto:chinthaka@opensource.lk>> wrote:
>
>
>
>     Paul Fremantle wrote:
>
>>Ant/Saminda
>>
>>In my mind, Synapse should hide its Axis2 engine. So rather than having an
>>exposed Axis2 listServices there should only be a Synapse admin. 
>>
>     Yeah, we can do that and actually we thought of doing that ;-)
>
>>In
>>particular, I don't think there should be an Axis2.xml. I think Synapse
>>should generate a dynamic Axis2 config and use that.
>>  
>>
>     Definitely yes.
>
>>Of course during prototyping there will be axis2.xml - but it should be
>>replaced by Synapse creating a dynamic axis2 config and repository.
>>  
>>
>     As Sanjiva also mentioned earlier in this thread, Synapse is using
>     Axis2 but not exposing it. If a user comes to Synapse engine, he
>     should see almost nothing abt Axis2. User comes to a Mediation
>     Engine not to a pure web service engine. ;-)
>
>     -- Chinthaka
>
>>Paul
>>
>>On 10/14/05, ant elder <ant.elder@gmail.com> <mailto:ant.elder@gmail.com>
wrote:
>>  
>>
>>>On 10/14/05, Saminda Abeyruwan <saminda@opensource.lk> <mailto:saminda@opensource.lk>
wrote:
>>>    
>>>
>>>>One can observe the services (Mediators)
>>>>via {.../listServices.jsp} (we should have this right)
>>>>      
>>>>
>>>Hmm, I would have thought not. If i deploy a myStockquote mediation aar
>>>then all i'd want listServices to show is a myStockquote service, not that
>>>there's some logging, transformations, and an xmethodsStockquote services.
>>>
>>>
>>>This is the type of thing that makes me wonder if mediators should really
>>>be services or should they be another type of deployment.
>>>
>>>...ant
>>>
>>>
>>>    
>>>
>>  
>>
>


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