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From Niclas Hedhman <nic...@hedhman.org>
Subject Re: [Proposal] HiveMind Service Framework
Date Thu, 13 Nov 2003 02:36:41 GMT
On Thursday 13 November 2003 05:45, Noel J. Bergman wrote:

> > > The type-1 vs. type-2/type-3

> > > split is intrinsic and difficult to reconcile.  HiveMind's concept of a
> > > module doesn't map so easily into the  Avalon space, and HiveMind's
> > > free-for-all approach doesn't jive with Avalon's dogmatic security
> > > model (including its explicit application construction descriptor).
>
> Are these really incompatible concepts?  Isn't Merlin, for example, trying
> to do more with auto-assembly?  Doesn't our model allow us to push services
> to be used rather than having to pull them from a service manager?  I
> really don't see why this is an either-or issue.
>
> Likewise, free-for-all vs security can be viewed as a policy.

I agree. Merlin could reasonably easily be extended to support "Constructor 
construction/configuration", and currently Merlin doesn't support the strict 
security (right?), like phoenix does (did, RIP!)

Niclas

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