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From Peter Donald <dona...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [Phoenix] Blah Access Point
Date Thu, 26 Apr 2001 00:31:21 GMT
Hi,

I was just reading through some of my notes and I cam across another
possible term - "receptacle". I am not sure where I got it from but I used
it to mean the same thing as SAP. Just another thought.


At 05:23  19/4/01 +1000, Peter Donald wrote:
>Hi,
>
>Remember a while back when I was mumbling how I did not like the term
>"Service" and how it is highly misused etc. I was reading some networking
>stuff when a term  jumped out at me - "SAP" - or Service Access Point.
>These describe the "plugs" that occur between layers in the network stack.
>Essentially they just define a well known "name" and well known
>"interface". You could effectively replace each layer with alternate
>implementations as long as they worked via SAPs.
>
>Now this is very very very close to what we use the term "Service" to
>describe. It describes an interface (java interface + javadoc) and a name
>(java interface classname). Now we could migrate this term to our framework
>- Blah Access Points (or BAPs ;]) would be the "work" interface between
>Blocks. Of course we replace "Blah" with something more appropriate, other
>than that what do you think?
>
>Cheers,
>
>Pete
>
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Cheers,

Pete

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