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From Jason Dillon <ja...@planet57.com>
Subject Re: Splitting up the server into a few more chunks
Date Mon, 03 Sep 2007 12:31:15 GMT
On Aug 6, 2007, at 8:03 PM, David Blevins wrote:
> On Aug 6, 2007, at 8:12 AM, David Jencks wrote:
>
>> I certainly agree with your goal but am less sure about your  
>> proposed naming and organization.  Also from looking at your list  
>> it took me a couple minutes to figure out what is removed from  
>> "server"
>>
>> I've been thinking that we could proceed by turning bits of the  
>> server into plugins.  For instance I was planning to turn the  
>> directory bits I commented out recently into a plugin this week.   
>> I think we could fairly easiiy turn jetty, tomcat, and openejb  
>> into plugins.  I wonder if, after turning the "easy stuff" into  
>> plugins what we will think about reorganizing the remaining stuff.
>>
>> So then the question might be how to organize the plugins?
>
> Haven't read the rest of the thread yet, but I'd like to backup the  
> idea of pulling things out one at a time, like we did with  
> connector and transaction, making them plugins if possible.  It  
> would be really great if people do things like upgrade OpenEJB when  
> a new release came out -- which we're hoping is often.

Do you know of any other bits which we can pull out nowish (or with a  
wee bit of work)?

I'd really like to get the kernel and muck sucked out, but I've got a  
feeling that is a hugeish taskotron.

--jason



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