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From Benedikt Ritter <benerit...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Proposal Commons-JNDI
Date Wed, 08 Aug 2012 15:25:14 GMT
2012/8/8 Gary Gregory <garydgregory@gmail.com>:
> On Wed, Aug 8, 2012 at 10:14 AM, Jochen Wiedmann
> <jochen.wiedmann@gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> On Wed, Aug 8, 2012 at 10:29 AM, Jörg Schaible
>> <Joerg.Schaible@scalaris.com> wrote:
>> > Jochen Wiedmann wrote:
>> >
>> >> Hi,
>> >>
>> >> I'd like to propose a new component Commons JNDI for the sandbox.
>> >>
>> >> The aim would be to have a very lightweight JNDI implementation (no
>> >> server, or something like that) that's not necessarily suitable for
>> >> production, but ideally suited for use in test suites, and the like.
>> >> For example, commons dbcp might use this to verify configuration via
>> >> JNDI. The new implementation ought to be driven by property, XML, or
>> >> JSON files.
>> >> Possible starting points:
>> >>
>> >> - Import Simple JNDI, which already comes very close to the target.
>> >> Henri Yandell, one of the Simple JNDI authors has given his agreement.
>> >> - Import Tomcat JNDI, no contact with the Tomcat developers exists on
>> >> that topic.
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> WDYT?
>> >
>> > Ever looked at simple-jndi? Now located at
>> > http://code.google.com/p/osjava/wiki/SimpleJNDI
>>
>> Ever read the first of my suggested options?
>>
>
> Yes, kinda ;) I was thinking in looking in our own backyard first, which
> may improve ApacheDS *and* give us new code.
>
> Note that I did not write "new component" because I am not 100% convinced
> yet that this needs to be in a new component. Could it live, for example,
> in [lang]?
>

Hi,

I'd argue that [lang]'s focus is the java.lang package (and some of
the stuff in java.util ;-). Most people looking for the stuff that
[lang] supports right now don't need a JNDI implementation (I
guess...). A new component makes sense for me.

Benedikt

> Gary
>
>>
>>
>>
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