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From Kiran Ayyagari <kayyag...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Shared refactoring proposal
Date Mon, 13 Sep 2010 21:44:06 GMT
On Tue, Sep 14, 2010 at 3:10 AM, Emmanuel Lecharny <elecharny@gmail.com> wrote:
>  Hi !
>
> I would like to officially propose some more refactoring in the shared and
> API libraries :
> - first, as the API is now officially part of shared, I think we should
> rename shared and the associated packages. We had some discussion about the
> new name, it seems that 'api' is probably the best. So every packahe like
> org.apache.directory.shared.xxx will be renamed to
> org.apache.directory.api.xxx
> - second, some modules may be merged :
>
> * asn1, cursor, i18n, ldap, ldap-constants, ldap-converter, ldap-jndi,
> ldap-schema, ldap-schema-loader, ldap-schema-manager and ldif should be
> merged in a single module (namely, ldap-api instead of shared-ldap)
> * dsml-parser deserves a dedicated package
> * asn1-codec should be merged with the client-api, and all the parts that
> are related to MINA (the best would be to abstract completely this part from
> MINA, in order to be able to switch the network layer)
this abstraction layer gets complicated as we dig through, IMHO I would say
let us leave it as it is, we are not gonna change our network layer
anyway in the near
future. We are happy with MINA, aren't we?

Kiran Ayyagari

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