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From Davanum Srinivas <>
Subject Re: [Axis2] Merging Kernel and JWS-API
Date Tue, 06 May 2008 14:19:41 GMT
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+1 to move the spec jars, now that they are pretty stable and have gone thru the TCK's. One
question there is Geronimo
is still on JAXWS 2.0. So that may be a block.

- -- dims

Jarek Gawor wrote:
| I don't see that as a good reason to move these API classes into
| kernel. In fact, in my opinion that makes things more confusing. I
| think keeping these things separate is cleaner, easier to understand,
| and more reusable. Another thing to understand is that these are API
| classes which are far more stable then rest of the Axis2 code.
| Therefore, they should really have their own releases separate from
| Axis2 releases (something we do in Geronimo). Also, like Dims said, in
| Java 6 these API classes are provided by the JVM, so why would you
| want to have these classes in the kernel jar even though they will not
| be used at runtime (unless you want to start creating Java-specific
| versions of the kernel jar).
| On related note, at one point I suggested moving all the Axis2 API
| modules (saaj-api, jws-api, jaxws-api) into Geronimo (into specs). I
| still think that's a good idea and maybe it would be good to
| reconsider. As I mentioned before, there is no good reason why these
| modules should be compiled everytime you build Axis2 and there is no
| reason to release these modules with each Axis2 release. And if we
| move these API modules into Geronimo specs, these modules could nicely
| be reused in a number of other Apache projects such as CXF, Geronimo,
| Harmony, etc.
| Jarek
| On Mon, May 5, 2008 at 8:07 AM, Deepal jayasinghe <> wrote:
|> Hi all,
|>  When I was removing annogen dependency I realized that  importance of
|> moving JWS-API into the kernel. The reason is that those classes are used
|> many places in Axis2, so having them in the kernel is much easier than
|> adding one more dependency to JWS-API.
|>  Thoughts ... ?
|>  Thank you!
|>  Deepal
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