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From Stefano Mazzocchi <>
Subject Re: Interpreted sitemap
Date Mon, 12 Nov 2001 15:35:05 GMT
Ovidiu Predescu wrote:

> The two models are more like a "pull" model in the Avalon case, as
> opposed to a "push" model in the Ant case.
> Personally I prefer the push model (the Ant way), as it's much easier
> to write and maintain over a longer period of time. The code that
> deals with the loading and instantiation of the right classes is
> centralized, thus you have to write it once and for all only in the
> engine.

For ant it makes perfect sense to have such a way of configuring things
(i.e. fully inerted, a-la javabeans). But for more general frameworks, I
disagree since, just like for beans, this forces you to have flat
configuration files or very complex data2method mapping schemes.

Stefano Mazzocchi      One must still have chaos in oneself to be
                          able to give birth to a dancing star.
<>                             Friedrich Nietzsche

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