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From Phil Steitz <>
Subject Re: [sandbox] class scanning + karma requests
Date Fri, 22 Jul 2011 14:19:07 GMT
On 7/21/11 9:30 PM, Matt Benson wrote:
> First, Simo added [meiyo] to the sandbox.  Now, some of the guys from
> the various JEE-related communities have expressed interest in working
> with class scanning here at Commons.


>   What we would propose to do is
> start with the code of Geronimo's xbean-finder, which scans classes by
> reading bytecode to populate meta-structures, thereby sparing permgen
> space whenever possible.  We plan to carefully prune and polish that
> code, pull in the best ideas from [meiyo] (Simo and/or any of the rest
> of you Commons developers are of course welcome to participate as
> always!), and add a single-scan SPI strategy to allow the majority of
> consumers to share the impact of scanning.  For my own part, I hope to
> be able to contribute such that the final API can accommodate most if
> not all conceivable use-cases for classpath scanning, while not
> becoming too unwieldy.  We'd like to get started ASAP (and obviously
> nothing stops me from going ahead and taking the first steps).  I
> would also request our new chair grant sandbox karma to:
> struberg (Mark Struberg)
> dblevins (David Blevins)
> gpetracek (Gerhard Petracek}

No VOTE or other formalities required at this point. 

Luc - let me know if you need help with this or anything else.

> Thanks,
> Matt
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