- Fuse ESB 4.x
Is the 'features' mechanism used in ServiceMix 4 a standardized concept covered in the OSGi family of specifications?
ServiceMix 4 introduces the OSGI features mechanism. Is this mechanism an official standard in OSGI?
The "features" mechanism is not a standard concept defined by the OSGI specification. It is only used in ServiceMix as a mechanism to group multiple bundles together for realizing collectively a specific functionality/feature. Although not yet a standard, there is ongoing work in the OSGi Enterprise Expert Group.
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