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From Daniel Fagerstrom <>
Subject Re: [RT] Simplifying component handling
Date Wed, 04 Jan 2006 11:15:22 GMT
Sylvain Wallez wrote:

> Guys, remember the real-blocks container story? Two reasons led to the 
> choice of OSGi: there are existing implementations, and it stopped the 
> endless discussions about what the container API should be.
> We have exactly the same here. "why not this or that" and "I don't 
> need it but you can implement it" lead nowhere. NIH syndrome at work. 
> Cocoon's goal is not about containers, but about components. Cocoon 
> was one of the first component-oriented frameworks, but times have 
> changed!


> what's wrong with the Spring bridge?

Nothing, but it currently doesn't help migrating the core and the blocks 
to a modern container. For that we need to make the bridge available at 
the block level, and connect it to "inter block" component management.


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