Updates on Interoperability
Richard S. Hall
heavy at UNGOVERNED.ORG
Fri Apr 25 13:11:15 PDT 2008
Gordon Hirsch wrote:
>> 1. Map its dependency declarations into a standard runtime
>> 2. Support a standard search model over its stored modules, using the
>> runtime dependency expressions.
>> 3. Map its stored module data into a standard runtime representation
>> that can be returned by the search.
> One challenge lies in defining the "standard runtime representations"
> and "standard search model" in a universal enough way to encompass
> OSGi and other module systems. This implies embracing concepts (in
> these standard representations and search model) that were not
> universally liked by the EG early on. (Split packages and
> package-level import/export come to mind.)
Package-level import/export seem like a must, but I still don't see
split packages as a necessity.
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