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Re: [p2-dev] SAP Contribution
- From: Pascal Rapicault <pascal@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 10 Nov 2010 13:09:21 -0500
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Thx for the pointers Jett. This is indeed one of the direction Katya and I had discussed.
Do you have precise pointers in the Toast code?
On 2010-11-10, at 12:16 PM, Jeff McAffer wrote:
> Overall this is a great direction.
>> At Eclipse Summit Pascal mentioned that replacing extension points with services for example could lead to unexpected side effects.
>> So before contributing back changes like this one, I would like to discuss them in the mailing list - is there a better solution, do they fit into p2 architecture, etc.
> Ideally we would move to more of a dependency injection technique so p2 is not coupled to services or extensions. For example, in the Toast example (http://wiki.eclipse.org/Toast) for the OSGi book (http://equinoxosgi.org) we used a interface that provides the things needed. We provided service backed and extension backed implementations. Much nicer.
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