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From Paul Benedict <pbened...@apache.org>
Subject Re: OGNL as a part of Commons
Date Tue, 01 Mar 2011 18:53:00 GMT
Struts 2 is a big consumer of OGNL. The Struts community already consumed
XWork's IP and now own it. Aren't both of those projects from OpenSymphony?
If so, I would say it should go over to Struts.

On Tue, Mar 1, 2011 at 12:50 PM, Stephen Colebourne <scolebourne@joda.org>wrote:

> Based on what I know of OGNL, it is/was reasonably well used. Trying
> to merge it into another project doesn't help those existing users.
>
> The question is what are the author(s) of OGNL looking for? A home for
> maintainance? The Apache brand? To reinvigorate it? The latter fits
> with a merger into other projects. The former should make commons ask
> if it wants to become a home for maintainance mode (not necessarily a
> bad thing).
>
> I'm certainly arguing against a straight push into BeanUtils or JEXL.
>
> Stephen
>
>
> On 1 March 2011 17:48, Simone Tripodi <simonetripodi@apache.org> wrote:
> > Hi Henri,
> > it would be fine for me, I initially suggested BeanUtils because
> > already support a similar feature[1], but JEXL2 would work as well.
> > Thanks for your feedbacks, looking forward to collect enough thoughts
> > to call for a vote :)
> > Simo
> >
> > http://people.apache.org/~simonetripodi/
> > http://www.99soft.org/
> >
> >
> >
> > On Tue, Mar 1, 2011 at 6:37 PM, henrib <henrib@apache.org> wrote:
> >> Howdy;
> >> I looked at OGNL a while ago and can't fully remember why I ended up
> using
> >> JEXL (probably because it seemed simpler). Anyway, OGNL seems very
> powerful
> >> and expressive.
> >> What about trying to merge OGNL & JEXL2 (instead of BeanUtils)? I'm
> pretty
> >> sure the core JEXL2 features (introspector - method /static / ctor
> calls,
> >> arithmetic) could be leveraged easily. The main differences would be in
> the
> >> upper parts I guess (syntax, constructs).
> >> It probably could help define a better scripting engine and language in
> the
> >> future rather than overlapping ones.
> >> Thoughts ?
> >> Henrib
> >>
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