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From Ferdinand Soethe <ferdin...@apache.org>
Subject Re: status of skins and dispatcher for 0.8 release
Date Fri, 05 May 2006 06:33:05 GMT

Cyriaque Dupoirieux wrote:

> I think we need to specify the concept of "feature" for plugins and the
> notion of plugin dependency of "features".
> Try to explain :

>     * Plugin A implement the Feature 1
>     * Plugin B also implement the feature 1

>     * Plugin C depends on the feature 1

> For instance, Plugin C is the dispatcher and Plugins A and B two 
> implementations of the core.theme
> So what ?

> Projects can select their implementations :
>     If a project specifies project.required.plugins=C, A, it's OK,
>     If a project specifies project.required.plugins=C, B, it's OK too -
> but with a different behaviour or rendering,

Perhaps it would be a good idea to have this important architectural
discussion in a new thread?

--
Ferdinand Soethe


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