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From Stefan Guggisberg <stefan.guggisb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [jr3] Tree model
Date Wed, 29 Feb 2012 11:50:20 GMT
On Wed, Feb 29, 2012 at 12:37 PM, Dominique Pfister <dpfister@adobe.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
>
> 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.

+1, agreed.

cheers
stefan

>
> Dominique

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