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From Peter Donald <dona...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [Vote] Discovery of Services
Date Mon, 30 Jul 2001 12:33:48 GMT
On Mon, 30 Jul 2001 22:29, Berin Loritsch wrote:
> There comes two questions for the need for this approach:
>
> 1) If we are talking about NEEDED components that the calling Component
>    must have in order to work, then we need to strengthen the contract
>    between the parent and child Components.  The Parent MUST know what
>    its children NEED.  Anything less is an incorrectly designed system.
>
> 2) If we are talking about OPTIONAL components that the calling Component
>    would like to have for ADDITIONAL functionality, then this approach
>    greatly simplifies coding.  The Parent still must know what the child
>    NEEDS, but is not required to supply any OPTIONAL components.
>
> So for the existance of this method, I am +1--as long as no exception is
> thrown.

+1 works for me too ;)

Cheers,

Pete

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