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From "Karl Pauls" <karlpa...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [Discuss] What next?
Date Sun, 02 Sep 2007 15:40:34 GMT
On 9/2/07, Jacek Laskowski <jacek@laskowski.net.pl> wrote:
> On 9/2/07, Karl Pauls <karlpauls@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > > but to be honest I'd need a lot of support to get it done (mentor?).
> >
> > As I said previously on this list, I'd be willing to help. Alas, my
> > time is limited as well but I can provide help and insides where
> > necessary.
>
> Hi Karl,
>
> Oh, I see a mentor came up and am not alone to think about Geronimo as
> a reference implementation for project OSGi-fication. Thanks Karl!
>
> > At Apache Felix, we have developed a maven2 plugin that might be
> > helpful in migrating to OSGi. Maybe that can be a starting point:
> >
> > http://felix.apache.org/site/maven-bundle-plugin-bnd.html
> >
> > Felix itself is very small (~300k) and can be easily embedded:
> >
> > http://felix.apache.org/site/launching-and-embedding-apache-felix.html
>
> I think it's best to evaluate OSGi benefits with smaller projects like
> OpenEJB. I've used the bnd plugin and thought it might help with
> migrating OpenEJB to OSGi bundles (along the way EasyBeans did months
> ago). I'll start with openejb and then if it ends up fine I'll get
> back to Geronimo (the plugin framework should get better as far as
> modularization goes so it makes easier to make them osgi bundles).

Sure, there needs to be a starting point. Let me know when you need any help.

regards,

Karl

> Jacek
>
> --
> Jacek Laskowski
> http://www.JacekLaskowski.pl
>


-- 
Karl Pauls
karlpauls@gmail.com

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