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From Alex Karasulu <>
Subject Re: [mina] ProtocolHandler interface
Date Fri, 17 Dec 2004 19:58:58 GMT
Richard Wallace wrote:

> Alex Karasulu wrote:
> <snip/>
>>> I do agree with Berin too.  I'd like to see one interface for this 
>>> stuff
>>> in protocol-api.  That way, in the future, it would be easy to switch
>>> between MINA and SEDA without having to write any glue code.
>> Funny I was just thinking abotu you before sending my last email.  
>> Yes I do agree about switching between SEDA and MINA.  However if 
>> there are compelling reasons to (for now only) change the protocol 
>> provider interface to find common ground between seda, mina and 
>> sedang then we should just get it done now.  Plus I'd like not to 
>> have to be the one changing Eve and Kerberos to make it work with 
>> MINA or sedang ;).
>> In the solid state a protocol provider implementation (for LDAP, 
>> POP3, Kerberos whatever) should not have to change any code to switch 
>> from one framework to another.  In the end the Protocol API should be 
>> solid needed no change at all.   Correct me if I'm wrong but think 
>> this is what you mean.
> Yes, that is exactly what I mean.  Sorry if it didn't come across 
> clearly, but you stated it perfectly.  The only reason I didn't 
> suggest changing the seda interfaces is you're getting ready for 
> release.  It was my understanding that after the release the seda 
> implementation as it is would be getting replaced, most likely with 
> Berins implementation since it is closer to what is currently in 
> place.  Is this no longer accurate?

No it is accurate! 

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