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From Paul Hammant <Paul_Hamm...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: thoughts on Avalon PMC
Date Tue, 12 Nov 2002 06:19:46 GMT

>Let's take the cue from J2EE.  Sun developed the SPECIFICATIONS.  The
>rules, regulations, and contracts of a compliant container.  That should
>be the goal and focus of the Avalon component framework.
>Not to have a supercontainer to end all containers.  Such a beast would
>not work well in embedded environments anyways.  There is a reason for
>separate containers.  The thing is that we need to make it so that any
>component will work reasonably in any of the Containers.

In my option that specification is Avalon-Framework's lifecycle interfaces.

Whether a conatiner uses XML to lace comps together or has _no_ such 
meta lacing, or what particular design for the XML is completely 
irrelvent to that quest.


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