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From Sanjiva Weerawarana <>
Subject [axis2] Re: DeploymentEngine refactored to use just an InputStream
Date Wed, 22 Feb 2006 18:10:31 GMT
Guys, please use the [axis2] prefix when sending Axis2 related mail.

On Tue, 2006-02-21 at 19:52 -0800, rick rineholt wrote:
> I was wondering if there would be any consideration to
> refactoring 
> DeploymentEngine to use just InputStream instead of
> Strings for filename 
> location and repositories  and then have a new 
> standard 
> DeploymentEngine that did the checking if the
> repository was there etc. 
> and eventually opened a stream and used the Stream
> based 
> DeploymentEngine that's based off of just a stream.  
> I'm thinking in cases were Axis is embedded and the
> system does not want 
> this file behavior it could reuse the stream based
> DeploymentEngine, 
> hand it's own configuration stream and let it do it
> the heavy lifting... :-)

The current plan is to change the File to a URL .. I guess in principle
we could make the logic work with an InputStream instead and have the
default external driver be a URL. 

Deepal, thoughts please.


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