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From Dominique Pfister <dpfis...@adobe.com>
Subject Re: [jr3] Tree model
Date Wed, 29 Feb 2012 11:37:52 GMT

On Tue 28, 2012, at 6:32 PM, Michael Dürig wrote:

> On 28.2.12 15:40, Thomas Mueller wrote:
>> One reason to use the MicroKernel API is so we can implement a native
>> version of the MicroKernel. See also
>> http://wiki.apache.org/jackrabbit/Goals%20and%20non%20goals%20for%20Jackrab
>> bit%203 - TBD - Microkernel portable to C:
> I think it is valuable to have a language agnostic API as long as  
> there is a real chance anyone will ever build a Microkernel or an  
> implementation on top of the Microkernel with a language which does  
> not interoperate well with Java. However, internally we should break  
> down the functionality provided by that API into smaller units with  
> well defined and separate functionality as Jukka started to draft it  
> with the Tree interface.
> Michael
I  second your point: having a stringly typed MK interface in order to  
support programming languages such as C should not imply that an  
internal module has to be squeezed into this frame.

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