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From Felix Meschberger <fmesc...@adobe.com>
Subject Re: [jira] [Commented] (FELIX-3773) WebConsole uses library with ASL-incompatible licence
Date Mon, 26 Nov 2012 08:33:34 GMT

Am 23.11.2012 um 10:22 schrieb Valentin Valchev (JIRA):

> Valentin Valchev commented on FELIX-3773:
> -----------------------------------------
> Yes indeed! Let's break everything!


The longer I think about it, I have to agree. The current design dates back a very long time
and we constantly extended and enhanced it but it gets complicated ...

So, here is the proposal:

* We create a new Web Console architecture
* With brandnew (aka incompatible) extensibility API
* A compatibility layer to still support older plugins

Along the way, we should investigate whether we can leverage OSGI RFC-182 (see [1]) instead
of our homegrown JSON.


I have created a Wiki page [2] to collect ideads etc.


[1] http://www.osgi.org/Download/File?url=/download/osgi-early-draft-2012-10.pdf
[2] https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/FELIX/Web+Console+NG
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