I value source code compatibility much higher than a guided editor. We do all out rules editing in a plain text editor.
But we absolutely need the certainty that we can compile and run our existing mortgage scoring rules for our mission-critical system with the next major version of drools.
After all, rules also are what they are termed in Guvnor: assets. Please protect my assets.
How would people feel if we removed DSLs from 6.0? There is no decision either way, but I wanted to see if people liked or disliked the idea.
My reason for this is I don't believe DSLs in their current form, beyond demo ware, are useful. They need a lot more work to turn them into guided structured documents, we don't have the people to focus on that right now, and no one from the community has taken this on.
I'd rather see them removed, until they can be done properly.
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