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From Trustin Lee <>
Subject Re: Moving Prefs SPI OSGi bundle to Apache Felix
Date Tue, 15 Nov 2005 12:07:31 GMT
+1. I think it is a natural step and I believe the Apache Directory Project
team and Felix team will cooperate closely on and on.


2005/11/15, Enrique Rodriguez <>:
> Hi, Directory developers,
> Some time ago Alex wrote a JDK Prefs service provider implementation
> (SPI) that is backed by the Directory project's JNDI provider. This is
> currently in the apacheds core. Some time ago, I also began an OSGi
> wrapper for the aforementioned SPI, since the OSGi service platform spec
> defines lightweight interfaces for making prefs implementations plug
> into an OSGi backplane.
> I am writing to propose that we wrap up this implementation and "donate"
> the OSGi bundle to the Apache Felix project. By doing so we not only
> increase inter-project collaboration at the ASF and support the
> incubating Felix project, but we also gain another avenue for ApacheDS
> embedding. This is a classic win-win scenario.
> Being fully mavenized, the SPI and, of course, JNDI provider, will
> remain at Directory and only the OSGi Prefs wrapper will move to Felix.
> If there are no objections, I'll announce on the Apache Felix list that
> we intend to do this work and then Alex and I and any other volunteers
> will work to complete it. This is a minor amount of work, but an amount
> still needs to fit in with everything else we're doing.
> Enrique

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