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Re: [equinox-dev] RequiresBundle, ImportPackage and virtual providers
- From: "Richard S. Hall" <heavy@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 30 Mar 2006 08:08:03 -0500
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Neil Bartlett wrote:
I have a tangential question about JSR 291. You said:
Your virtual bundle creates a meeting point to break the coupling between
the client and the implementation. This is EXACTLY the purpose of the
I agree with this of course, but given that JSR 291 does not intend to
include the Service Layer, how will this decoupling be achieved in a
runtime that is JSR 291-compliant but not OSGi R4-compliant?
Nothing stops someone from implementing a service layer on top of 291,
then you end up back where you started. :-)
For that matter, why IS the Service Layer being excluded??
Because people view it as more of a component layer thing than a module
layer thing...rightly or wrongly.
Sorry, perhaps this thread should be on osgi-dev rather than equinox-dev.