What's the reason to have a new module (lift-base)? Why not put Actor to lift-util and keep Box where it is? In your branch def !?(timeout: Long, param: T) will return an Option. Shouldn't this be a Box?
Heiko 2009/9/29 David Pollak <feeder.of.the.be...@gmail.com> > Folks, > > Given the continued instability of Scala Actors, I've decided to remove > them from Lift. > > Specifically, I'm migrating CometActors to sit on top of Lift's Actors. > But, you'll also be able to use Akka Actors to power Lift's CometActors. > Specifically, I'm working with Jonas to make sure that we share a common > interface to Actors. > > I've gotten Lift nearly completely migrated over to Lift's Actors on the > dpp_wip_actorize branch. See > http://github.com/dpp/liftweb/tree/dpp_wip_actorize > > There will be some breaking changes to your applications. Specifically: > > - Box will be moved to a new package, net.liftweb.base (this is where > the interface for Actors will live as well) > - If you make any assumptions about your CometActors being Scala Actors > (e.g., using linking), you will have to rewrite this code > - Some methods in Lift that currently take Scala Actors as parameters > will take Lift Actors (e.g., ActorPing) > > There will be a parallel Maven repository with the new Lift Actor stuff in > it so you will be able to build you apps against the new code before the > official switch-over. > > Milestone 6 (which should be out next week) will be based on the existing > Actor model. After we get feedback from the community about the new Actor > stuff, we will switch -SNAPSHOT over to the new Actor stuff. > > Questions, thoughts, or comments? > > Thanks, > > David > > > > -- > Lift, the simply functional web framework http://liftweb.net > Beginning Scala http://www.apress.com/book/view/1430219890 > Follow me: http://twitter.com/dpp > Surf the harmonics > > > > -- Heiko Seeberger My job: weiglewilczek.com My blog: heikoseeberger.name Follow me: twitter.com/hseeberger OSGi on Scala: scalamodules.org Lift, the simply functional web framework: liftweb.net --~--~---------~--~----~------------~-------~--~----~ You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Lift" group. To post to this group, send email to email@example.com To unsubscribe from this group, send email to liftweb+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com For more options, visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/liftweb?hl=en -~----------~----~----~----~------~----~------~--~---