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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <ge...@apache.org>
Subject Re: OSGi Container in Geronimo
Date Fri, 21 Oct 2005 20:56:04 GMT
That would be great!

Are you interested in contributing something to help get this started?

geir

On Oct 21, 2005, at 1:55 PM, Eishay Smith wrote:

>
> I'm part of the Eclipse Open Healthcare Project (EOHF), a first  
> Eclipse
> project that targets an industry specific client framework over  
> RCP. One of
> the problems we face in our architecture is the need to run OSGi  
> bundles on
> the server side.
>
> The outcome is an idea to have an OSGi container inside Geronimo.  
> Such a
> container should act like any other container in an application  
> server,
> such as EJB, Web and Spring containers.
>
> The container design should strive to have OSGi bundles be unaware  
> whether
> they run in a client or server side. At first there will be some
> restrictions on the bundles, and wile the container will mature and  
> OSGi
> will supply relevant features, those restrictions will shrink.
>
> The OSGi bundles should be accessible by other GBeans, this way EJBs,
> Servlets and misc GBeans should be able to make use of Eclipse plugins
> (ones that does not utilize UI). Plugins that could be used are, for
> example, ones that implements messaging stack or doing data  
> manipulation.
>
> Comments and ideas are welcome.
>
> Thanks,
> Eishay
>
>

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Geir Magnusson Jr                                  +1-203-665-6437
geirm@apache.org



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