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From Rahul Akolkar <rahul.akol...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [scxml] a few observations, issues before release
Date Wed, 18 Jan 2006 23:36:02 GMT
On 1/18/06, Tim OBrien <tobrien@discursive.com> wrote:
> Rahul, my emails are a tad long, eh?  Apologies in advance.
>
<snip/>

Nah, that was a comment about the length after *I* replied to your
email, and subsequently found it better to fragment it out into bite
size chunks in separate threads.


>
> > > 3. Is SCXML appropriate for Commons?
> > >
<snap/>
> >
>
> Understood.   Let's just acknowledge that if scxml is a successful component, and if
it
> experiences the level of interest I think it warrants, it could very well go the route
of
> httpclient.
>
<snip/>

Ack'ed.

It can potentially go places, thats my opinion as well.


> At the moment, it is a simple, narrow component focused on scxml.   I think it would
be wise to
> think about the long term.  Jakarta is going to undergo some transitions over the next
year (see
> general@ thread from last week), and during that transition we should put a flag on scxml
as one
> of the components that we need to think about as being qualitatively different from something
like
> Commons Lang.
>
> But, short-term, promotion to proper makes sense.
>
> <snip/>
>
> You are right about Jakarta state transitions not being nearly as clean as an ideal state
machine.
>
<snip/>

All this makes sense to me.

-Rahul

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