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From Greg Trasuk <tras...@stratuscom.com>
Subject Re: Split JavaSpaces and JINI
Date Fri, 12 Dec 2008 03:34:26 GMT

On Thu, 2008-12-11 at 21:08, Michael McGrady wrote:
> I agree with your argument and add that when JavaSpaces operations on  
> entries come into play in a network, those operations should be in  
> JavaSpaces interfaces.  There should be, in other words, a fully  
> workable JavaSpaces API without JINI.
> 
> MG
> 

http://lights.sourceforge.net
seems like it might do it for you.

Cheers,

Greg.

> 
> On Dec 11, 2008, at 9:04 PM, Niclas Hedhman wrote:
> 
> > On Fri, Dec 12, 2008 at 9:40 AM, Michael McGrady
> > <mmcgrady@topiatechnology.com> wrote:
> >> Imagine that in order to use Log4J you had to setup JINI because an
> >> interface important to Log4J were in JINI.  This problem would not  
> >> be solved
> >> by pointing out that you can use JINI without Log4J.  And, if  
> >> someone said
> >> they thought Log4J was conceptual independent of JINI and should be  
> >> made so
> >> in its interfaces, that would be a good point.  It would not be a  
> >> retort to
> >> say that Log4J would not work in these conditions without JINI.
> >>
> >> Am I clear?
> >
> > But you were! saying that Jini should be depending on JavaSpaces and
> > not the other way around as is now the case. Why? Jini is about
> > Service Discovery, and why would a Space implementation be a backbone
> > of that?
> > My argument is that River should have a JavaSpaces implementation that
> > does not require a network setup, as a stepping stone to lower the
> > threshold of River adoption. (The "First Shot is Free" comes to mind.)
> >
> > Cheers
> > Niclas
> 
> Michael McGrady
> Senior Engineer
> Topia Technology, Inc.
> 1.253.720.3365
> mmcgrady@topiatechnology.com
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