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From Davanum Srinivas <dava...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Struts, WebWork, and Beehive
Date Sat, 03 Dec 2005 23:13:52 GMT
Hmmm...Did you guys see the Tuscany proposal?
(http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?t=113337453000005&r=1&w=2) Seems like a
bit of overlap with Beehive Controls (SCA stuff). That would leave
WSM, which would be a great addition to WS stack if we can port it to
Axis2.

-- dims

On 12/3/05, Rich Feit <richfeit@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> This mail involves a potentially big question about the future of
> Beehive; I'll try to keep it short, but if you're impatient, skip to the
> middle.  :)
>
> Ted Husted and Don Brown of Struts have proposed merging WebWork into
> Struts:
>
>     http://www.mail-archive.com/dev%40struts.apache.org/msg13815.html
>
> This is a big deal; see
> http://www.theserverside.com/news/thread.tss?thread_id=37794#192216 for
> starters.
>
> Following from the prototyping work that we did with "Struts Ti",
> they've included Beehive Page Flow as part of a Phase 2:
>
> > * Ti phase 1 = WebWork 2.2 + Struts 1.x compatibility library and
> migration tools
> > * Ti phase 2 = phase 1 + Commons Chain integration + Beehive's Page
> Flow + simplified annotations + quick development mode
>
> ** What this means is that most of the NetUI piece of Beehive would move
> into the Struts project -- refactored or rewritten to run on the core
> action framework that's being developed in Phase 1.  **  The question
> for our community is, do we want to sign onto this?
>
> For my part, I am all for it.  I think it would be good for Beehive
> (joining forces with our "big sibling") and it would be good for Struts
> (bringing in our toolability, annotation-based programming model,
> etc.).  We're both Apache projects, and it seems like a natural move to
> make.
>
> What are your thoughts?  Eddie and I will both be at ApacheCon along
> with several of the Struts committers, so any
> support/objections/questions/concerns you have before that will help us
> understand where the Beehive community stands on this.
>
> Thanks,
> Rich
>


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