|Re: Refactor URI to separate bundle? [message #1077293 is a reply to message #1077286]
||Thu, 01 August 2013 13:53
| Ed Merks
Registered: July 2009
On 01/08/2013 3:43 PM, Bryan Hunt wrote:
> Hi Ed,
> What do you think about the possibility of refactoring URI into it's
> own bundle? The features of URI are so nice that I'd like to use it
> in projects that do not depend on EMF. I know that I can just use the
> emf.common bundle without the rest of EMF, but it drags in the runtime
> bundle which in turn drags in lots of other unnecessary stuff.
You're wanting to use this outside of an Eclipse environment? In that
case, the org.eclipse.core.runtime isn't needed for it to work stand
alone and the 350K jar size is irrelevant except perhaps for micro
devices. If not, org.eclipse.core.runtime seems like a minimal
> I might be willing to do the work if you think this is even possible.
In the 2.9 release, there are a number of other dependencies, e.g., the
data structures used for interning the instances and interning the
strings used by the instances...
> I had two initial thoughts on this: a split package which I know is
> not the best, or turning the existing URI code into a facade on top of
> the real implementation in another bundle.
Both sound kind of horrible!
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