[Pipet Devel] BL PL design documentation

J.W. Bizzaro jeff at bioinformatics.org
Tue Sep 12 13:22:00 EDT 2000

Jean-Marc Valin wrote:
> I would like to add that if we put the schetuling/splitting of the XML networks
> in the DL, we also save some complexity in the BL: it will not have to know what
> the XML means at all (hence, no need to link to libflowui and libxml). I like to
> think of the BL as a middle pary that handles all the communications (and
> authentication), yet without having to understand anything about the content of
> the said communications. This applies for the XML networks, the PL-DL
> communications, ... I think this might address Brad's concern that the BL would
> grow as to include everything including the kitchen sink.

I agree and recall that the original plan was to not have any XML processing
in the BL.

J.W. Bizzaro                                           jeff at bioinformatics.org
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