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From Alex Blewitt <Alex.Blew...@ioshq.com>
Subject Re: [General] Container interface and AbstractContainer
Date Fri, 15 Aug 2003 13:05:27 GMT
On Friday, Aug 15, 2003, at 13:59 Europe/London, Berin Loritsch wrote:

> Jan Bartel wrote:
>
>> Or is a Service really just a Container?
>
> Speaking in definitions, a Service is a Component that performs an 
> action (as
> opposed to represent a thing like EntityBeans).
>
> Services would include your different J2EE containers, and the things 
> that
> they do.

Surely then it makes it desirable to have a 'Thing' and 'Service' 
supertypes to distinguish between them?

Alex.


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