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From Harish Krishnaswamy <>
Subject Re: [HiveMind] Not only service orientated but also plugin orient ated
Date Fri, 31 Oct 2003 16:22:54 GMT
Checkout the website, if you have not already. There is a bootstrapping 
example for starters and there is a case study that is fairly elaborate.


Samuel Cheung wrote:

>Could you please tell me where I can find examples of using HiveMind?
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Christian Essl []
>Sent: Friday, October 31, 2003 10:05 AM
>Subject: [HiveMind] Not only service orientated but also plugin
>I think currently on the front-page of hivemind it is not so clear anymore 
>that with hivemind you can do basicly the same thing as with Avalon, Pico, 
>Spring etc. but also eclipse style plugin archtiecutes. But exactly this 
>combination is (to me) the greatest advantage of hivemind compared to the 
>I think the difference is that in a service-architecuter the service- 
>definers specifies exactly which other services his service uses. On the 
>otherhand in a plugin-archticture (like eclipse) she does not she rather 
>gives an extension-point where others can specify which services are used 
>(called, informed etc) by the defined service. It has another direction in 
>the control definition.
>Which sort of architecture suites better depends naturally on the 
>application but both have a lot of code in common and therefore HiveMind 
>has a real advantage over other frameworks.
>Maybe this could be made clearer in the docs.
>Thanky you,

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