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  • The federal government has no independent police power authority as most recently noted in Lopez, and could not likely have regulated the purely local transactions described in §3 under the prevailing interpretation of the Commerce Clause at that time, A.L.A.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » WINE WARS, PART 10 2004

  • His public writings include "An Essay Towards a Bibliography of the Published Writings and addresses of Woodrow Wilson", "The A.L.A. in Siberia"; "A Survey of Research Materials in Virginia Libraries", and an edition of Lyly's "Euphues, the Anatomy of Wit, Euphues and his England."

    Board of Visitors minutes 1950

  • Lectures and practice work based on A.L.A. Catalogue Rules; A.L.A. List of

    The University of Virginia Record 1926

  • Library notes, by Melvil Dewey; _Library journal_; Library school rules; Perkins 'manual; Linderfelt's rules; Sargent's Reading for the young; Lists of books for different clubs; Subject headings of A.L.A., etc.

    A Library Primer John Cotton Dana 1892

  • Much of what is said above about the A.L.A. applies with equal force to the association of one's state or neighborhood.

    A Library Primer John Cotton Dana 1892

  • Catalog of A.L.A. library; 5000v. for a popular library, selected by the American Library Association, and shown at the World's Columbian exhibition, Washington, 1893.

    A Library Primer John Cotton Dana 1892

  • It publishes its proceedings in volumes, of which those now in print may be purchased of the A.L.A. Publishing section,

    A Library Primer John Cotton Dana 1892

  • Fletcher, W.I., ed. A.L.A. index to general literature.

    A Library Primer John Cotton Dana 1892

  • To be a zealous and active member of the A.L.A. is to attend to an important part of one's business; for one can't join it and work with it and for it and not increase one's efficiency in many ways.

    A Library Primer John Cotton Dana 1892

  • Sunnyvale releases A.L.A., the Adapter-Logic Application that aims to be the smallest, fast, scalable and cheap integration framework acting as glue in an heterogeneous application environment and allowing different platform to talk together.

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  • Adapter-Logic Application (further referred as A.L.A.) is a Java based, enterprise class application adapter that helps heterogeneus systems to interoperate.

    Developed by the Italian computer sciences firm named Sunnyvale (, A.L.A. is designed it to have a central component (named A.L.A. Router), responsible for configuration management, service routing, input data validation and trasformation (if needed) and Connector instantiation; other software parts surrounding the core are pluggable and divided into Controllers and Connectors. The Controller term is directly taken from MVC paradigm thus a Controller component handles the client's requests and passes the invocation data as form of DOM Document to the Router. A Router instance, searches for the requested service into the XML config file and after data validation (XSD) and customization (XSL) it instantiate the corresponding Connector passing the Document to it. A Connector is the backend socket direclty connected to the target system.

    "We developed a Controller for multiple underlying protocols and Connectors for multiple backend products, all with a single big constraint: every Controller must be suitable for every Connector and vice versa" says Denis Maggiorotto, the Sunnyvale founder and CEO, "Achieving this great result, Sunnyvale gave the possibility to the end user to combine Controllers and Connectors between them and create services that integrate and work with a range of different target architectures such as SAP R/3, IBM AS/400, TIBCO Rendezvous, JMS, Web Services (Document/RPC), LDAP, Database, file, raw socket and more".

    A.L.A. is fast, scalable, light weight, cheap and developed for scarse computational resource consumption; thanks to its characteristics A.L.A. is taking the place of many other application adapters out there.

    October 13, 2009