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From Ersin ER <ersin...@gmail.com>
Subject ApacheDS ConfigNG - Was: Toward 2.0...
Date Wed, 18 Mar 2009 17:41:41 GMT
Let's continue discussion on next generation configuration mechanism for
ApacheDS in this thread.

BTW, we already have some notes on CiDIT:

http://cwiki.apache.org/DIRxSRVx11/configuration-in-dit-cidit.html

On Wed, Mar 18, 2009 at 18:37, Alex Karasulu <akarasulu@gmail.com> wrote:

> I'm down with CiDIT over xbean.  I'd do this for 2.0.  I hate this XML
> crap.  Maybe this is something I can dedicate myself to as others work on
> replication.
>
> I think this XBean stuff  is way to mysterious without any documentation.
>
> Alex
>
>
> On Tue, Mar 17, 2009 at 7:07 PM, Emmanuel Lecharny <elecharny@apache.org>wrote:
>
>>
>>  - Documentation : This is also an something we must deliver.
>>>> Documentation is not only good for our users, it's also good for us, as
>>>> developpers, because writtng documentation helps to see where the API is
not
>>>> consistent.
>>>>
>>>
>>> Main problem is the configuration, which has changed with each minor
>>> version. In order to make any progress here, we need to finalize the
>>> configuration for the 2.0 first. There must be a decision at some point
>>> about the technologies used etc. (XML, xbeans, stored in DIT, ...). We had
>>> discussions about this topic every month.
>>>
>>
>> Ok. Today, I spent something like 5 hours trying to get some new classes
>> injected into LdapService, and make them work nicely with xbeans. So far,
>> it's a plain failure.
>>
>> I will be very clear : if we are to continue with xbeans+spring, I will -1
>> the release. This is absolutely not mature, cryptic, unusable, undocumented.
>> In other words, it recalls me Maven 1.
>>
>> Unless xbeans reach another level of stability, I want it out of the
>> configuration. I'm fed of this piece of garbage.
>>
>> I think this is something we have to discuss at ApacheCon, but the
>> decision should be done on the ML.
>>
>>
>> --
>> --
>> cordialement, regards,
>> Emmanuel L├ęcharny
>> www.iktek.com
>> directory.apache.org
>>
>>
>>
>


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Ersin ER
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