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From Jason Pratt <jpratt3...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Karaf IoT
Date Wed, 04 Jan 2017 21:03:24 GMT
well please keep me in mind when you do sort something out. i am designing
a project now and was looking at both kura and openhab for it

On Wed, Jan 4, 2017 at 12:53 PM, Łukasz Dywicki <luke@code-house.org> wrote:

> I am OpenHab (OH) 2 user and I I must say that whole PDE thing is
> redundant from my Karaf (as a platform) point of view. But this all comes
> from past of project which was launched with Tycho and PDE since early
> days. There are multiple entities involved in project and it is not an easy
> task to redefine how things should be built.
>
> Initial apis of OH were quite simple and didn’t require anything strictly
> related to physical thing. Starting form OH2 and extraction of Eclipse
> SmartHome there is a seperation of concerns. OH2 bindings define Bridge and
> Things connected over it and may have Channels associated with every of
> these. At this stage it is lowest common denominator. There is no higher
> level APIs for representing pumps, boilers or sensors or alarms but from
> other hand OH is not a SCADA platform. Maybe at some point there will be
> further generalization of code which will allow bindings to gain some
> benefits? Many of bindings is pure software integration with vendor bridges
> having very little or no hardware involved at all which makes it easier to
> develop.
>
> I haven’t played with Kura so far because I didn’t need such low level
> library, but even if I would need something such that I would rather go for
> dedicated library handling specific use case instead of Kura which brings
> too much.
>
> Kind regards,
> Lukasz
> --
> Apache Karaf Committer & PMC
> Twitter: @ldywicki
> Blog: http://dywicki.pl
> Code-House - http://code-house.org
>
>
> > Wiadomość napisana przez chris.gray@kiffer.ltd.uk w dniu 2 sty 2017, o
> godz. 19:56:
> >
> > I share most of Brad's concerns; at first I was very interested in
> OpenHAB
> > but after playing with it for a bit I began to think about designing a
> new
> > service layer and then seeing if I could fit the OpenHAB native libraries
> > to it.
> >
> > OpenHAB corroborates my "PDE considered harmful" theory; it must be
> > possible to use OSGi idioms effectively while developing in Eclipse PDE,
> > but it doesn't seem to happen in practice.
> >
> > So Brad, I am right with you and I would like to help - but I am
> seriously
> > short of time at the moment :-(
> >
> >
> >
> >
>
>

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