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From "Richard S. Hall" <he...@ungoverned.org>
Subject Re: [jira] Commented: (FELIX-64) Create a whiteboard adaptor for the HTTP Service
Date Fri, 21 Apr 2006 13:12:25 GMT
BJ Hargrave wrote:
> OSGi already has a design well underway for a "replacement" of HttpService 
> which is whiteboard based and supports bundle based web applications: RFC 
> 66 Web Container Service.
>
> It needs a bit of clean up and then I will work to get a draft made 
> available to the open source communities for comment. But in the meantime, 
> Richard can read and comment upon it...
>   

I might not be the best person to comment on it, since I know squat 
about web applications. However, I will try to take a look at it. 
Clearly, we will want to align ourselves with anything official that 
comes along, but there is no reason to not play with ideas now.

-> richard

> BJ Hargrave
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> "Rob Walker (JIRA)" <jira@apache.org> 
> 2006-04-21 06:16 AM
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> [jira] Commented: (FELIX-64) Create a whiteboard adaptor for the HTTP 
> Service
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> http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/FELIX-64?page=comments#action_12375528 
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> Rob Walker commented on FELIX-64:
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> We'd need to ensure that there is a standard property and/or API call that 
> the HTTP Service can use to determine the alias under which to register 
> the servlet automatically.
>
> Not used whiteboard approach myself - but it would seem some common/well 
> define OSGi property of the registering bundle/service which the HTTP or 
> whiteboard service could retrieve would be the way to go.
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>> Create a whiteboard adaptor for the HTTP Service
>> ------------------------------------------------
>>
>>          Key: FELIX-64
>>          URL: http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/FELIX-64
>>      Project: Felix
>>         Type: New Feature
>>     
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>>   Components: HTTP Service
>>     Reporter: Richard S. Hall
>>     Priority: Minor
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>> The HTTP Service was defined before the whiteboard approach for services 
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> became common, so it would be nice to implement a standard adaptor for the 
> HTTP Service that implemented this pattern. To be more precise, the 
> spec'ed behavior of the HTTP Service requires that servlet instances be 
> registered with it explicitly. The whiteboard adaptor would allow servlet 
> instances to be registered as services in the service registry and have 
> the HTTP Service automatically register them by listening for service 
> events.
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