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From Sylvain Wallez <sylv...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Introducing IOC for Java classes created in flowscript
Date Fri, 21 Nov 2003 08:45:54 GMT
Vadim Gritsenko wrote:

> Sylvain Wallez wrote:
> ......
>
>> So I added a new method to "cocoon" that sets up an object just as if 
>> it were an Avalon component by honoring the various lifecycle 
>> interfaces.
>>
>> Some useful lifecycle interfaces to implement are of course 
>> LogEnabled and Serviceable, but also Contextualizable, which gives 
>> access to the object model through the ContextHelper class.
>>
>> Example:
>>  var foo = new Foo();
>>  cocoon.setupObject(foo);
>>  foo.doIt("blah");
>>
>> This way of setting up object respects IOC, avoids using the very 
>> specific "FOM_Cocoon" class and gently educates people to the good 
>> things provided by Avalon.
>
>
>
> To make it even more avalonish, this method should instantiate object 
> as well. So it will become:
>
>    var foo = cocoon.summonObject("com.mycompany.Foo");


Good idea. But I'm not sure "summon" is a so common word (I had to look 
in a dictionary). What about the more traditional "createObject" or 
"instanciateObject"?

Sylvain

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