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From "scott comer (sccomer)" <>
Subject Re: Post to Etch developer community
Date Fri, 23 Jan 2009 16:28:56 GMT
jd created the issue here:

i've attached to the issue a patch release for you to try.

you can probably get it faster here:


scott out

James Dixson wrote:
> Nithya,
> This sounds like an issue related to some need for expediency  on your
> part rather than a though out design consideration. Lets do this, I
> will open an issue against Etch about a default constructor, but I
> will not schedule the issue to be fixed until the design question is
> better understood.
> In that issue we can post a patch to 1.0.x that will generate a
> default constructor that you can apply to the 1.0.x code base to try
> out and see if that solves your immediate problem.
> But before we can serious consider including this in mainline, we
> really need to understand if this is something that is important
> beyond your very specific implementation.
> --
> james
> On Thu, Jan 22, 2009 at 11:14 AM, Nithya Vijayakumar (nvijayak)
> <> wrote:
>> We want to expose the underlying Etch services as SOAP. So no additional
>> server side implementations needed. Our requirements is not to expose
>> Service A to SOAP, but expose Etch Service A to SOAP. I understand that
>> if we are starting the product from scratch we have several options.
>> Instantiating a service without a default constructor is one thing, but
>> data transfer doesn't happen in the same way. From our experience with
>> many web service solutions (CXF, ServiceMix, Axis etc) for any
>> serializable communication to happen, we need no-arg constructors for
>> the data objects.
>> We have been using Tuscany for well over a year now and have made many
>> modifications to its original source that we are in the process of
>> contributing back to the community. May be I wasn't clear in my earlier
>> explanation. We need POJOs for use with Tuscany. We need default
>> constructors for exposing applications as SOAP with Axis 2.
>> Our current framework's scope is well beyond just SOAP and Etch and it
>> supports a variety of features. The supported model for our application
>> is deployment within Tomcat and Jetty containers. This framework is
>> already being used by many products in our organization, hence moving to
>> spring framework right now would be not feasible for us.
>> We understand that the requirements for no-arg constructors stems from
>> the design of our architecture and our choice of tools. However, we are
>> facing a requirement to expose Etch as SOAP (in our current Tuscany
>> based framework). Hence the request.
>> Thanks,
>> Nithya
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: [] On Behalf Of Niclas
>> Hedhman
>> Sent: Wednesday, January 21, 2009 11:37 PM
>> To:
>> Subject: Re: Post to Etch developer community
>> On Wed, Jan 21, 2009 at 10:44 PM, Nithya Vijayakumar (nvijayak)
>> <> wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> Our requirement to use a JAVA POJO comes from Apache Tuscany. We did a
>>> elaborate study of the different web services applications available
>>> and found Apache Tuscany to be the most easy to use and extendable
>>> software for our cause. Tuscany is based on a Service Component
>>> Architecture. It supports java and a few other languages.
>> But you have not answered if you are aware that you introduce one extra
>> tier of network communications? Is that what you really are after, or do
>> you want to provide an additional binding to the underlying service?
>> If you let Etch IDL generate you the server bindings, you will need to
>> provide an implementation, and IMHO, that is an easy integration point,
>> whereas you will have an additional to Etch transport and SOAP transport
>> for the same service. It all depends on your usecase.
>> Furthermore, I have not used Tuscany myself, but just from 3 minutes
>> worth of browsing the documentation, it is pretty clear that the default
>> constructor is not a hard requirement. For instance, Tuscany allows
>> Spring, Spring allows for bean factories, hence no need for default
>> constructor. Tuscany allows for OSGi services, which are not
>> instantiable at all and should be looked up in a service registry, hence
>> no need for default constructor. You need to look beyond the HelloWorld
>> and the simple type. Tuscany is obviously a lot more
>> capable than you initially gave me the impression of.
>> Cheers
>> Niclas
>> --
>> - New Energy for Java

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