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From Mohammad Nour El-Din <nour.moham...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Native OSGi
Date Thu, 12 Jul 2012 09:34:12 GMT
Hi Alex...

On Thu, Jul 12, 2012 at 9:37 AM, Alexander Broekhuis
<a.broekhuis@gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I have been very bussy, so sorry for the late reply, but thanks for your
> interest!
>

No problem :)


>
> >
> > But I have a question ? Why making the native implementation only
> directed
> > to C and C++ and not making these specs for *native* implementation as in
> > terms of native in languages other than Java in which on OSGi compliant
> can
> > be implemented not intended to run over the JVM ?
> >
>
> We've discussed this as well, the original Universal-OSGi RFP targeted
> several other languages as well.
> But from our point of view we like to keep the focus fairly limited (for
> the time being).
>
> The mentioned projects all use C/C++ so this is where the most knowledge
> lies, adding different languages only broadens the scope and makes it more
> difficult to get some work done. We need more people onboard (with
> knowledge of that specific language), which makes it more difficult to
> discuss items etc etc.
>
> Also, we need a specification which explicitly details how several problems
> are solved in a certain language. Especially the dynamic loading of bundles
> and bundling itself needs attention. For other languages this is solved
> differently as for C/C++ (even though C and C++ are different languages,
> the dynamic aspects are solved in the same manner).
>
> So I personally think it makes more sense to create a separate
> specification for other languages (language groups) detailing the specific
> aspects of that language. Some overall document detailing the generic
> aspects of OSGi would make sense in such case.
>
> But for now, this is not our goal, I think we will have enough of a
> challenge with the current path we selected/set out.
>

I see your point, thanks for the thorough explanation :)


>
>
> --
> Met vriendelijke groet,
>
> Alexander Broekhuis
>



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- Mohammad Nour
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