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From "Richard S. Hall (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] Updated: (FELIX-5) Improve event dispatching
Date Wed, 07 Dec 2005 17:19:11 GMT
     [ http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/FELIX-5?page=all ]

Richard S. Hall updated FELIX-5:

    Component: Framework

> Improve event dispatching
> -------------------------
>          Key: FELIX-5
>          URL: http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/FELIX-5
>      Project: Felix
>         Type: Improvement
>   Components: Framework
>     Reporter: Richard S. Hall
>     Priority: Minor

> The handling of events (e.g., FrameworkEvent, BundleEvent, and ServiceEvent) could be
improved. The current approach is somewhat ugly and is the result of changes to the spec and
understanding of the spec over time.
> Initially, all events were delivered on a separate thread, then it was changed so that
some events were delivered synchronously. The resulting implementation is ugly and difficult
to understand what is going on. It should not be difficult to improve it somehow.
> The original idea was to have a separate, somewhat generic event dispatching queue. It
would be nice if we could still have something like this, but it should be scrapped if it
creates too much bloat and an ugly use case.

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