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From Peter Donald <pe...@apache.org>
Subject RE: [Summary] Avalon 5 ComponentManager interface
Date Thu, 13 Jun 2002 00:14:10 GMT
At 11:03 AM 6/12/2002 -0400, you wrote:
>* The ComponentManager (should it be ComponentDirectory?) is used
>   by a client to gain access to other components.


The thing that is most confusing about Avalon is that the containers
>do things differently--and we need to unify the approach.  This is
>a _simplification_, not anything more complex.  Currently the way
>we represent meta-data is all over the place.  Fortress/ECM use a
>RoleManager, Phoenix uses component info (.xinfo) files, etc.

Slowly getting to something capable of representing what we need IMHO.
> > For all its faults, A4 is *easy* to *use*. (Although I
> > confess I never ever understood the RoleManager.)
>Leo, the RoleManager is not a Framework thing--it is used in both
>ECM and Fortress.

Myrmidon also uses a RoleManager ;)


Peter Donald
"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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