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From Sylvain Wallez <>
Subject Re: [RT] The environment abstraction, part II
Date Mon, 30 Jan 2006 22:43:07 GMT
Daniel Fagerstrom wrote:
> Sylvain Wallez skrev:
> ...
>> Now Cocoon is much more than a web framework, as we discussed in the 
>> "necessary mutation" thread:
>> - a servlet
>> - a component container
>> - a controller
>> - a pipeline engine
>> - many blocks built on top of one of the above.
>> The CocoonBean used by the CLI is actually parallel to the servlet 
>> and uses the lower-level layers.
> Right now it is but as I implemented the blocks as servlets rather 
> than Processors, the CLI need to call the blocks at the servlet level 
> ratherv than the processor level. So it will not be parallel anymore. 
> And that will save us a lot of parallel setup code.

Hmm... this looks really close to a servlet engine, where the request 
dispatcher gives access to other servlets. Aren't we reinventing the 
wheel here?


Sylvain Wallez                        Anyware Technologies           
Apache Software Foundation Member     Research & Technology Director

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