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From Peter Donald <dona...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Greetings (also config.xml ?)
Date Sat, 26 May 2001 02:29:10 GMT
At 02:26 PM 5/24/01 -0700, Ken Geis wrote:


>My name is Ken, and I just lost my job.  

sorry to hear.

>My big project 
>before the company folded was to reimplement a Dynamo site that I had 
>done a lot of work on with servlets/JSP.  I chose to use Struts as well. 
>  Moving away from Dynamo, we lost a lot of functionality, but it was a 
>business decision.  I think that the combination of Avalon, Struts, 
>Tomcat, and JMX would have given us what we wanted.

I am not familiar with struts but sounds interesting.

>I kinda want to see that vision through.  Anyway, I was starting a 
>personal project and Avalon solves some of the issues in it.

good to hear.

>I've gotten my server to the point where I have a skeleton Block that 
>depends on DataSourceSelector.  I can't understand how, in config.xml, 
>to resolve that dependency (i.e. link the blocks.)  I'm also confused by 
>the config.xml file at all, and how that information gets to the blocks.

essentially the name in config file correlates with name field in block
definition in assembly.xml.

>If someone can help me out with this, I'm also starting a visual block 
>assembly/configuration tool, and that work can continue.

sounds good ;)



| "Faced with the choice between changing one's mind, |
| and proving that there is no need to do so - almost |
| everyone gets busy on the proof."                   |
|              - John Kenneth Galbraith               |

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