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From Unico Hommes <>
Subject Re: regarding JCS usage...
Date Tue, 09 Mar 2004 00:15:55 GMT

Joerg Heinicke wrote:

> On 09.03.2004 00:16, Corin Moss wrote:
>> As I said before, the advantage of JCS is that it provides an interface
>> to many different store types - which greatly enhances the functionality
>> of Cocoon.  I don't think there's much point in developing yet another
>> cache library when there are lots out there that do the job well :)  (I
>> guess that's why JISP was chosen to start with.)
> That's indeed the thing that I want to see: the abstraction of 
> caching/store through a cache layer. Therefore we should not add EHCache 
> or any other to our CVS, but add it to JCS, so that we can access it 
> through the JCS interfaces.

We do have that of course with the excalibur Store service interface, 
albeit a JSR compliant one would be preferable. Still, plugging in your 
caching product of choice is a trivial matter.

I'm do wonder why the EHCache guys decided to fork instead of contribute 
to JCS.


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