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From dsh <daniel.hais...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: Invitation: C++ support and joining forces
Date Sun, 06 May 2012 12:11:08 GMT
Maybe one advanced topic would be to discuss whether to have language
bindings such as those provided for dbus :)


On Sun, May 6, 2012 at 1:04 PM, Alexander Broekhuis
<a.broekhuis@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> Over the past few months the Incubation status and progress towards
> graduation has been discussed quite a lot. On of the important aspects is
> attracting more community members. To this end we (the current committers
> and ppmc) think it is a good idea to see if it is possible to add support
> for C++ to Celix, without loosing the current C support.
> In previous mail threads a community member (Sascha Zelzer) has pointed us
> to several existing C++ OSGi like solutions [1][2]. Sascha is the main
> developer of one of these [3], and has indicated in interest in
> collaboration on a shared specification, where applicable.
> To this end we planned a meeting to identify common goals and see how we
> can attract more community members. To this end the other mentioned
> projects will also be contacted and invited for this meeting.
> We would like to invite anyone who is interested in joining this
> discussion, and potentially also is interested in designing and
> implementing the solution. This discussion will take place in the Hengelo,
> Netherlands at Thales [3].
> It is required for people to sign-up for this meeting, so I can register
> everyone at Thales. So if you wish to attend please send a reply to this
> email, and I will send the needed details.
> The agenda for this day:
> - Introduction
>  Discuss the goal of the day
> - Participating projects
>  Short presentation, per project, to introduce the frameworks
> - Why a C/C++ OSGi framework
>  Why write a C/C++ framework?
>  What are the benefits, for users and developers?
>  Who are potential users?
> - Identify common goals
>  What can we participate on? API, Bundle format, etc.
> - Specification draft
>  Document the common goals
>  How to standardize these goals?
> If anyone thinks the agenda is missing something, feel free to propose
> additions!
> [1]: http://incubator.markmail.org/thread/yrsceyy3ovisbhkh
> [2]: http://incubator.markmail.org/thread/uj7lqdf57fqm5qyd
> [3]: http://www.commontk.org/index.php/Documentation/Plugin_Framework
> [4]: http://g.co/maps/u7xey
> --
> Met vriendelijke groet,
> Alexander Broekhuis

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