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From Luciano Resende <luckbr1...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Module to use scdl without all runtime
Date Thu, 01 Oct 2009 19:00:38 GMT
On Thu, Oct 1, 2009 at 11:49 AM, Raymond Feng <enjoyjava@gmail.com> wrote:
> I see the value to have a module/utility to process the contributions
> without starting a runtime. The node runtime can call this utility to
> load/build the contributions. Later on, the domain manager can leverage that
> too. I anticipate the following layers:
> 1) Tuscany Kernel that sets up the extension point registry
> 2) Tuscany Deployer that processes the contributions (We used to have a
> workspace module that provides such capability)
> 3) Tuscany Domain Manager that calls Tuscany deployer
> 4) Tuscany Node that calls Tuscany deployer
> But I don't think this is the right approach by adding hard dependencies to
> all the modules that contribute models and processors. Such modules should
> be brought into the picture through the extension point/extension discovery.
> The modules on the same layer are still subject to selections. A new
> offering can be composed by picking needed modules from the layers and below
> (like a subtree).


> IMO, bundling a set of modules should be addressed at a higher level with
> the profile/feature idea. That lead to different packages of distributions
> to download. I don't think there is a need to physically group modules (like
> this scdl module) in the runtime.


Luciano Resende

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