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From Stefano Mazzocchi <stef...@apache.org>
Subject Re: What is Avalon?
Date Tue, 25 Jun 2002 15:18:37 GMT
Leo Simons wrote:
> 
> > > >Will we be forced to move to a new version if
> > > >Cocoon moves on? Could very well be. What about having different
> > > >versions of avalon-framework.jar in one VM?
> > >
> > > They will be in different packages so it will be possible to have both A4
> > > and A5 in same JVM with zero hassles.
> >
> > Tell me more about this because I missed this decision. I assumed that
> > A5 was an evolution of A4 not a complete and total rewrite, thus that
> > the packages would remain consistent.
> >
> > Did I assume the wrong thing?
> 
> no, but using a different namespace means we don't have classloader
> problems.
> 
> ie
> 
> use avalon 4 framework:
>         import org.apache.avalon.framework.activity.*;
>         import org.apache.avalon.framework.configuration.*;
>         // ...
> use avalon 5 framework:
>         import org.apache.<bla>.activity.*;
>         import org.apache.<bla>.configuration.*;
>         // ...
> 
> use both:
>         import org.apache.avalon.framework.activity.*;
>         import org.apache.avalon.framework.configuration.*;
>         import org.apache.<bla>.activity.*;
>         import org.apache.<bla>.configuration.*;
>         // ...

I think this won't be easy to A4 users to digest.

-- 
Stefano Mazzocchi      One must still have chaos in oneself to be
                          able to give birth to a dancing star.
<stefano@apache.org>                             Friedrich Nietzsche
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