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From Jeff Genender <jgenen...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Micro-G
Date Mon, 25 Sep 2006 16:52:32 GMT
Yes...commit it...this is a great foundation for SOA and ESBs (no web
container needed).

Joe Bohn wrote:
> 
> I've done some work on a new assembly that I've nicknamed "Micro-G" (I
> know .. not very creative).  The name that I'm using under
> geronimo/assemblies is "geronimo-framework".   This is intended to be a
> new foundational assembly from which any customized Geronimo assembly
> could be built by installing plugins we would provide (starting with
> tomcat and jetty plugins).
> 
> Hopefully this could help us eliminate the need to provide so many
> canned configurations with each release.  I'm pretty sure we would
> probably still want to provide at least one full j2ee server
> configuration that we certified against, but we could potentially drop
> the little-G assemblies and hopefully avoid additional future assemblies
> based upon different combinations of components in the works.
> 
> So far, I've been doing this on my local image.  I would like to get
> this code (incomplete as it currently is) checked into trunk to better
> manage the changes and to share the effort.  Is this considered a
> "controversial change"?   Should I first provide a patch as it currently
> stands so that folks can comment on it prior to a commit(ala RTC)?
> 
> I'm inclined to just commit the code since it is relatively self
> contained at the moment, safe, and can be easily reverted.  I think the
> only controversial change thus far might be that I updated the default
> port selections on the tomcat configuration so that if you install a
> tomcat plugin on this framework assembly you will end up with the same
> port configurations currently available on our existing tomcat
> distributions.  Of course, this means that the default ports are no
> longer conducive to running two web servers in the same configuration.
> 
> Should I go ahead and commit this new assembly and config updates?
> 
> Joe

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