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From Glyn Normington <g...@apache.org>
Subject Re: SpringSource Bundle Repository
Date Wed, 07 May 2008 07:46:29 GMT
On 6 May 2008, at 15:14, Stuart McCulloch wrote:

> Hi Glyn,

Hi Stuart

> are you saying that BRITS will continue to re-bundle existing OSGi  
> bundles,
> such as the latest commons-* releases to fit in with this export-only
> policy?

Yes, unless there is a convincing reason to do otherwise.

> ideally the commons bundles will eventually move towards only  
> exporting
> their API rather than everything (including the implementation),  
> but I would
> expect the API to continue to be imported and exported, unless  
> there was
> a compelling reason not to do this...

That seems reasonable if there are use cases to support it.

> anyway, I'm sure the maintainers of re-bundled artifacts would be  
> interested
> in any improvements to their bundle manifests (as long as the new  
> manifest
> works for the general case, and is not just tuned for use in Spring)



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