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From Eishay Smith <eish...@us.ibm.com>
Subject Re: OSGi Container in Geronimo
Date Fri, 21 Oct 2005 22:31:54 GMT
We would like to contribute, but don't have the resources for that yet
(will take us few weeks to start).
Once we'll start we'll probably contribute mainly as early adopters with
real life usage of this environment in the Healthcare industry.

Eishay

"Geir Magnusson Jr." <geirm@apache.org> wrote on 10/21/2005 01:56:04 PM:

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


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