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From chi runhua <chirun...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: OSGi features on Admin Console
Date Fri, 29 Jan 2010 02:25:33 GMT
Thanks for your comments.

On Tue, Jan 26, 2010 at 9:48 PM, Juergen Weber <weberjn@gmail.com> wrote:

>
> Hi,
>
> people who'd use Geronimo as a JEE application server (the vast majority,
> as
> I see it) might not want to be bothered by OSGI dialogues.
> So, I'd vote for
> 3. hide all OSGI features from the console until the user explicitely wants
> to see them by
> [x] show OSGI features
>

I was thinking that If we could release these OSGi related portlets as
geronimo plugins,  users can enable the features by installing those
plugins.

Otherwise, Geronimo is still a Java EE application server, even though it's
already OSGi-based.

Any comments?

Jeff


> Juergen
>
>
> RunHua Chi wrote:
> >
> > Hi all,
> >
> > With the progress of OSGi implementation for G3.0, I think we can start
> > thinking about which features we will provide to users via Admin Console.
> > IMHO, there would be 2 options to present the new features:
> >    1.  Use an independent section for OSGi part and keep Java EE parts as
> > is.
> >    2.  Integrate OSGi features into existing portlets
> >
> > If we choose option 1, I can think of following new portlets to be
> > appended
> > to the navigation item(might be more, you are welcome to append the
> list):
> >      1.a.  OSGi  Framework information;
> >      1.b.  Bundle management, which is only used to install/uninstall
> > bundles;
> >      1.c.  Blueprint management, which Rex and Delos are working on, but
> > resides in Debug Views section temporarily.
> >      1.c.  OBR management, which is used to Add/Browse repositories and
> > install bundles from repos.
> >
> > Other than the portlets above, there are 2 more features: User Admin and
> > Log
> > Service, which can be integrated with existing portlets like Security&Log
> > viewers.
> >
> > I can see a lot of overlaps between Java EE and OSGi related portlets, it
> > would be nice to have them consolidated as one, for exampleï¼›
> >         Bundle management   v.s  Deploy New
> >         OBR management    v.s   Install Plugins from repositories
> >        OSGi Framework info  v.s  Java System Info
> >
> > But thinking of the resource available, I'd like to suggest we choose
> > option
> > 1 for G3.0 console.
> >
> > Any comments?
> >
> >
> > Jeff C
> >
> >
>
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