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From Reinhard Poetz <>
Subject Re: [RT] Micro kernel based Cocoon
Date Sat, 21 May 2005 18:22:11 GMT
Sylvain Wallez wrote:
> Daniel Fagerstrom wrote:

>> The Cocoon servlet bundle
>> -------------------------
>> At last we need to have a Cocoon servlet bundle it looks up the Cocoon 
>> service and a HTTP service [10] (both Tomcat and Jetty implementations 
>> are available), embeds the Cocoon service in the Cocoon servlet and 
>> register it in the HTTP service. That is all.
>> For some uses it would probably be good to be able to package 
>> everything including the OSGi framework as a WAR that can be deplyoyed 
>> into a Servlet container. I haven't thought about how to acomplish that.
>> A CLI bundle would also be useful.
> Requiring the availability of an HTTP service would be too restrictive, 
> because most J2EE servers don't expose such a service. So we must still 
> have a CocoonServlet that will start the micro-kernel. Of course this 
> doesn't preclude having a servlet bundle using the HTTP service.

Yes, that's a very important point. Cocoon mustn't require any modficuations on 
the servlet or J2EE container.

Reinhard Pötz           Independent Consultant, Trainer & (IT)-Coach 

{Software Engineering, Open Source, Web Applications, Apache Cocoon}


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