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Implications of Contributions from Multiple Developers to OSGI [message #553941] Thu, 19 August 2010 13:40 Go to next message
Ryan Plymire is currently offline Ryan Plymire
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I posted this in the newcomers forum which was probably the wrong place. Any feedback is very much appreciated.

Are there any concerns as far as having several different areas contribute to the same OSGI framework? Are there any standards that you should put in place to make sure that one plugin doesn't negatively affect another?

For example, if two people submit a plugin with the same ID, would this have consequences? Do we need a system in place to make sure they submit plugins with unique IDs?

This is for Lotus Notes plugins which are built on the eclipse 3.2 platform.

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Re: Implications of Contributions from Multiple Developers to OSGI [message #554031 is a reply to message #553941] Thu, 19 August 2010 18:26 Go to previous message
Gunnar Wagenknecht is currently offline Gunnar Wagenknecht
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Am 19.08.2010 15:40, schrieb Ryan Plymire:
> Are there any concerns as far as having several different areas
> contribute to the same OSGI framework?

You need to think of the security implications. For example, do you mind
if bundles from one group are allowed to see services/code from bundles
of other groups?

> For example, if two people submit a plugin with the same ID, would
> this have consequences? Do we need a system in place to make sure
> they submit plugins with unique IDs?

Yes. You should definitely avoid this. For example, you could assign
namespaces to developer groups.

-Gunnar

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