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From Stefan Guggisberg <stefan.guggisb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Jackrabbit dependencies
Date Thu, 03 Feb 2011 10:34:18 GMT
On Thu, Feb 3, 2011 at 11:20 AM, Jukka Zitting <jzitting@adobe.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> On 02/03/2011 11:00 AM, Stefan Guggisberg wrote:
>>
>> other candidates for exclusion:
>>
>> - bouncycastle
>> - rome
>>
>> IIUC bouncycastle is used for parsing encrypted pdf's,
>> and rome is used for parsing RSS feeds.
>
> We're quickly getting at diminishing returns here. The rome jar adds only
> about 1% to the size of the jackrabbit-webapp.

do you have any convincing use case for keeping rome in jackrabbit core?
rome has a dependency on jdom. jdom used to cause class loading issues
in the past.

i'd rather prefer to not clutter up jackrabbit core with useless dependencies.

>
> The bouncycastle stuff is heavier, but it's also much more useful. It's
> needed not only for read-protected PDFs but for ones with any kind of
> embedded protection (modify, print, etc.). Dropping bouncycastle would
> measurably reduce functionality for quite a few users,

ok

cheers
stefan

> so I'd only consider
> doing that if there's a convincing case for why the required extra space is
> troublesome.
>
> --
> Jukka Zitting
>

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