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From J Aaron Farr <jaaronf...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: [RT] Avalon Bundles/Distribution Units
Date Wed, 28 May 2003 03:07:45 GMT
On Mon, 2003-05-26 at 19:14, Stephen McConnell wrote:
> J Aaron Farr wrote:
> >Even if underneath you're using something like AltRMI, allowing
> >JNDI lookups of arbitrary components opens the system up to a number of design
> >pattern abuses.  What's to stop someone from using Merlin or Pheonix as
> >essentially on object broker?
> >
> Isolation.

Very good point.  That's exactly the idea I was looking for and didn't
understand.  Thanks!

> In the servlet environment you cannot do a clean lifecycle model - 
> unless you accept to move to a non-standard servlet container. But this 
> means your servlet is locked into that container. If you want to 
> maintain servlet portability then your options are more limited - and 
> you get into the tradeoffs your describing.
> Cheers, Steve.

This is the conundrum I've found myself in a couple of times. 

  jaaron    <http://jadetower.org>

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