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From Liviu Tudor <>
Subject Re: Commons VFS support for Amazon S3?
Date Sat, 24 Dec 2011 00:03:00 GMT
D'oh, good point about unit testing, Gary! Hasn't crossed my mind what a
problem this could be hmmmm food for thought I suppose…
I'll go and talk to my team after the holiday season see if I can pull
some resources towards this.
Thanks for the heads-up!

Liviu Tudor
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On 23/12/2011 23:49, "Gary Gregory" <> wrote:

>The whole commons community is responsible for VFS but some developers
>are more focused on a subset of commons. There are no plans that I
>know of for S3. You are welcome to contribute a patch with a JIRA. The
>tricky part is unit testing. Usually tests runs with every build but
>in this case I am not sure how you can do this without mocking.
>On Dec 23, 2011, at 18:38, Liviu Tudor <> wrote:
>> Hi everyone,
>> One of the projects I am to work on in the new year requires amongst
>> things storage of certain files in the Amazon S3. VFS sprang to mind as
>> knew from browsing the Commons repository that it provides an
>> layer for dealing with file system ‹ however, it appears there is no S3
>> support in VFS. Are there plans to include this in a future release? If
>> is there an estimated release date? And also who are the developers
>> responsible for this? I'm only asking because I'm thinking/hoping that I
>> might be able to convince my company to put some effort perhaps into
>> building S3 support into VFS ‹ and as such would be good to be in direct
>> contact with the lead developers on this if I manage to pull this off.
>> (Don't take this as a promise though, it's more of a dream I suppose at
>> stage :) But you don't find out till you try it so fingers crossed!)
>> Liv
>> Liviu Tudor
>> E: <>
>> M: +44 (0)7917696626
>> W: <>
>> Skype: liviutudor
>> I'm nobody, nobody's perfect -- therefore I'm perfect!
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