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From Peter Donald <dona...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Minutes from AvalonCon #1
Date Sun, 28 Oct 2001 10:10:46 GMT
On Sun, 28 Oct 2001 21:04, Peter Donald wrote:
> > Now RMI should continue to be used for client to server comms (JAMES and
> > FTPServer use it for admin), but I really donlt think we need it for the
> > inter-sar communication.  Sun, sooner or later, are going to come along
> > with a fresh replacement RMI.  They are not adverse to such efforts
> > (look at nio package in JDK1.4).  That replacement is going to be a lot
> > easier to use because it will be seamless.  The RMI registry needs an
> > overhaul too.
> RMI registry is only a toy API that grew as is some of the infrastructure.
> However what I am talking about is the model. Whether it actually uses any
> of the RMI code or rewrites it all (ie RMI/IIOP, RMI/JAXM, RMI/JRMP in EJB
> servers, etc). I still think that being forced to deal with errors where
> they are likely to occur is a good thing.
> I guess we will have to agree to disagree ;)

Another way of looking at it is - do you think that it is good or bad that 
most database classes declare they throw SQLExceptions? I see it as good - u ?



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cannot dodge the consequences of dodging our 
responsibilities." -Josiah Stamp 

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