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From kelvin goodson <kelvingood...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [2.x] SPI documentation, testing and tracking
Date Fri, 16 Apr 2010 10:15:34 GMT
 It will certainly help me getter a better grasp of whats there and
how it is intended to be used. I guess I'd like to think that it would
prove sufficiently popular with new developers that we would want to
continue to maintain it, to make Tuscany a more open and accessible
community to come and join.


On Fri, Apr 16, 2010 at 9:32 AM, ant elder <antelder@apache.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 16, 2010 at 8:39 AM, kelvin goodson <kelvingoodson@gmail.com> wrote:
>> My understanding is that there are two distinct sets of classes in the
>> SPIs, those that are designed for specialisation by the extension
>> provider and those that are designed to have their methods invoked by
>> extension provider code calls. I believe that these sets are truly
>> distinct, i.e. the intersect of these sets is the empty set.   It
>> feels like a useful piece of information to give the extension
>> programmer. Do you think that there are hybrid classes that make the
>> intersect non-empty?
>> Kelvin.
> I'm not sure I see the need, I guess if its useful for what you're
> doing right now then it doesn't matter but if the intention is to make
> using these required then I'd want more justification first.
>   ...ant

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