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From BaTien Duong <batien.du...@dbgroups.com>
Subject Re: Service and Component Frameworks
Date Mon, 01 Dec 2003 20:11:16 GMT
Jun Yang wrote:

> Martin Cooper wrote:
>
>> "Jun Yang" <junyang@cisco.com> wrote in message
>> news:3FC6A088.5090200@cisco.com...
>>  
>>
>>> In the Jetspeed Cornerstone Concepts paper, we have a number of
>>> Comparison to Other Work boxes for the purpose of comparing it with
>>> other (unamed) frameworks and pointing out the unique features of
>>> Cornerstone.  We attempted at a comprehensive comparison with Hivemind,
>>> Spring and Pico Container and found it too difficult because it 
>>> requires
>>> much more than superficial knowledge of those frameworks.  It will be a
>>> great thing if experts of those frameworks can contribute their views.
>>>   
>>
>>
>> I don't mean to be provocative here, but if Cornerstone is sufficiently
>> general to warrant comparison with such frameworks as HiveMind, 
>> Spring and
>> PicoContainer (which does appear to be the case, from the concepts 
>> paper and
>> presentation), then why would you want to bury / hide it inside of 
>> Jetspeed?
>>  
>>
> No, I don't think the intention is to bury it under Jetspeed at all.  
> Jetspeed people were the first to recognize its value and it was 
> certainly a great milestone in the life of Cornerstone to make it open 
> source and Jetspeed CVS was the best first choice for that purpose.
>
>> Now that Cornerstone is part of the Jetspeed CVS repo, what is the 
>> thinking
>> on its development going forward? I'm curious about whether it will be
>> integrated into Jetspeed to the point where it would not be useful as a
>> standalone component, or if the goal is to keep it 
>> (semi-)independent. While
>> I understand that mass customisation is clearly a factor in portal-land,
>> that's not the only space to which it applies, and I can see a use 
>> for such
>> a framework in non-portal applications as well.
>>  
>>
> Cornerstone will be an independent layer underneath Jetspeed and can 
> be used in any other project.

Bravo. I guess we all want to see the codes. :-)

BaTien
DBGROUPS

>
>> In general, I guess I'd just like to better understand the relationship
>> between Jetspeed and Cornerstone. (I'm not currently a Jetspeed user, 
>> but
>> lurk on this list because of my interest in Pluto and its 
>> relationship with
>> Jetspeed 2 - and now, possibly, Cornerstone. ;)
>>
>>  
>>
> The relationship is simple: Cornerstone is a generic framework that 
> Jetspeed can build on top of.  Jetspeed is an application (hopefully a 
> showcase (I am excited about this)) of Cornerstone.
>
>> -- 
>> Martin Cooper
>>
>>  
>>
> Jun
>
>
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