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From Emmanuel Lécharny <>
Subject [Thread model] was : Re: Any activity soon ?
Date Mon, 13 Feb 2012 19:22:45 GMT
(Changing the subject for clarity)

Le 2/13/12 7:59 PM, Johnathan Meehan a écrit :
> Thinking about the threading model(s) to use, I also thought any updates
> of the code would be a good chance to change the workings a little. I
> was interested in explicitly adding state to the request, and perhaps
> consolidating the request/response to a single type.
> With state, each request/response is marked as at a particular point in
> the flow, which is now clearly defined for the developer and provides
> multiple and expandable options to inject code. It also raises the
> possibility of other things in the far (far, far) future like management
> by this state or moving to a staged model. The move to a single type
> would provide a nice clean interface, and make things a little simpler.
> Just thinking out loud, really, but I'm starting to wonder about how to
> make things as flexible as possible without impinging upon performance.
> Cheers,
> Johnathan
> On Sun, 2012-02-12 at 18:33 +0100, Michele Zuccala' wrote:
>> Hi guys,
>> about the current architecture of threads, my version of deft, use a pool
>> inside the class httpProtocol (the change is to run HttpRequestDispatcher in
>> a separate thread) and seems to work quite well.
>> If can help, I can prepare a patch.
>> Michele
>> 2012/2/12 Séven Le Mesle<>
>>> Hi, Johnathan,
>>> Separating the demo, and sample from the core source tree to a separate
>>> tree is definitely a good point.
>>> I was also thinking about it this week :). This will also help us
>>> demonstrate awf simplicity to the community.
>>> A friend of mine, told me this week that we don't have any schema nor
>>> presentation on the site to introduce our technology to visitors.
>>> So I think we also need to work on the website, adding a "What is it ?"
>>> link and a "Starting with awf" would be nice, because it can help building
>>> a community.
>>> The roadmap, should also be on the site so anyone coming to the site can
>>> see where we are going.
>>> I've also run a short audit on the existing source tree and the result is
>>> that we have cyclic dependencies that we need to solve a good sample is the
>>> HttpResponseImpl using the HttpProtocol class to close or register.
>>> Last but not least, Deft was built to be used in single threaded manner,
>>> the introduction of multi-thread was a good point but the design remains
>>> oriented by the old architecture, I propose to fix this by removing old
>>> fashion code the HttpServer is a good sample of this duality.
>>> Where can we maintain the roadmap, any idea ?
>>> Séven.
>>> 2012/2/12 Johnathan Meehan<>
>>>> Hi,
>>>> I like the priority list; I think it's nicer to build some kind of
>>>> roadmap rather than just file and manage JIRA tickets as it gives us
>>>> direction. Prior to any release, the packages should be renamed as you
>>>> say but I was also wondering about moving things around a little. Roger
>>>> created a demonstration gossip server, which still sits in the main
>>>> project under "demo". I would like to move this out to a separate
>>>> project, perhaps with a parent to keep versions and dependencies
>>>> straight. So, the top-level would now be:
>>>> awf-core
>>>> awf-parent
>>>> awf-example-gossip
>>>> Personally, I would like to put a couple more demonstrations together to
>>>> see if that helps highlight what is missing and provide ideas on where
>>>> to go. Sound okay?
>>>> Cheers,
>>>> Johnathan
>>>> On Mon, 2012-02-06 at 23:02 +0000, Mark Struberg wrote:
>>>>> a release would be highly appreciated.
>>>>> We just need to do a few quick checks up front.
>>>>> Mainly if the IP is fine, plus a few things I've wrote up for another
>>>> Incubator project:
>>>>> LieGrue,
>>>>> strub
>>>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>>>>> From: Séven Le Mesle<>
>>>>>> To: ""<>
>>>>>> Cc:
>>>>>> Sent: Monday, February 6, 2012 11:55 PM
>>>>>> Subject: Re: Any activity soon ?
>>>>>> Good to have such answers, Michele I surely can get youre patches
>>>> merge them
>>>>>> in the source tree.
>>>>>> We chose a new name for the project, should I refactor the packages
>>> to
>>>> use the
>>>>>> new name as well as the pom's ?
>>>>>> My idea to keep the community up and running, is first to make the
>>>> more
>>>>>> active so new users can have more feedback. I also want to write
>>>> article
>>>>>> about on my company blog: it has good visibility for
>>>> Java IT in
>>>>>> France.
>>>>>> Now here is the question what should we do now ?
>>>>>> By priority:
>>>>>> 1- improve http rfc support (streaming / parsing)
>>>>>> 2- improve buffering with pools
>>>>>> 3- create a builder pattern or something to simplify server creation
>>>>>> (multi-thread included)
>>>>>> There is many fine tuning we can do to improve performances and
>>>> usability.
>>>>>> One more thing, we need to release a full apache version.
>>>>>> I hope this sounds good to all of you, just tell me.
>>>>>> Séven.
>>>>>> Le 6 févr. 2012 à 22:57, Emmanuel Lécharny<>
>>>> écrit
>>>>>> :
>>>>>>>   On 2/6/12 10:23 PM, Michele Zuccala' wrote:
>>>>>>>>   Guys, I want to tell you that I never stop using deft.
>>>>>>>>   When I have seen no more update, I looked for something
>>> but
>>>>>> there
>>>>>>>>   is currently no framework that is simple to use, light
and fast
>>> like
>>>>>> this (
>>>>>>>>   netty is good, but too generic)
>>>>>>>>   After several months of use I can say that it is already
>>>> enough
>>>>>> to be
>>>>>>>>   used in production (I'm not crazy: D is the engine of my
api REST)
>>>>>> and my
>>>>>>>>   boss is pleased of the results
>>>>>>>>   So long life to deft and I would be happy to help you with
>>> and
>>>>>>>>   patches that I have developed up to now.
>>>>>>>   Any patch would be very welcomed ! You know, Michele, becoming
>>>>>> contributor is as easy as providing some patches and being voted
>>> as
>>>> a
>>>>>> committer.
>>>>>>>   Regarding the project status, I would also say that the most
>>>> difficult part
>>>>>> of being in the incubator, is to get out and becoming a TLP. It's
>>>> about
>>>>>> attracting new committers, to increase the number of active
>>>> contributors, as an
>>>>>> ASF project is all about the community, not the code.
>>>>>>>   Some of you may decide to stop the effort, because they don't
>>>>>> time, energy, or have switch to some other project, that's just fine.
>>>>>> It's a collaborative effort, people get in, people get out. And some
>>>> other
>>>>>> still have an interest in it, this is how the project keeps going
>>>>>>>   So let's make this baby shake !
>>>>>>>   --
>>>>>>>   Regards,
>>>>>>>   Cordialement,
>>>>>>>   Emmanuel Lécharny
>>> --
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Emmanuel Lécharny

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