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From Christanto Leonardo <christanto.leona...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Sling Type System: started a wiki page for concepts, ideas, motivation
Date Tue, 08 Jan 2019 03:03:26 GMT
Hello,

I am currently working on the proposal to introduce the concept of modeling
in Sling. See it at <
https://github.com/christanto/sling-whiteboard/tree/master/modeling>.
One is especially encouraged to read the explainer at <
https://github.com/christanto/sling-whiteboard/blob/master/modeling/docs/explainer.md
>.

My hope is that the Sling Modeling Framework can provide the ability to
model many concepts in the application, starting with the typing system of
the resource (i.e. the resource type definition) as the lowest layer.

Please let me know what you think. I plan to continue developing this
proposal.

Cheers,
Christanto

On 2018/10/02 11:59:08, Bertrand Delacretaz <b...@apache.org> wrote:
> Hi,>
>
> Recent discussions with a number of people from the Sling community>
> [1] have helped clarify my thoughts about this, I have started a wiki>
> page at
https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/SLING/Sling+Type+System%3A+motivation+and+requirements>

> and feedback is welcome, on that page or here.>
>
> Roughly, the goal is to create a Sling Type System that defines much>
> more precisely what the various Resource Types can contain, how they>
> work together, etc. with the goal of generating self-describing>
> interfaces.>
>
> Let's see where this leads, it's just rough ideas so far but it feels>
> like a useful unifying concept for Sling.>
>
> -Bertrand>
>
> [1] along with reading "a conversation with Alan Kay, creator of>
> Smalltalk" - https://queue.acm.org/detail.cfm?id=1039523>
>

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