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From "Hunsberger, Peter" <Peter.Hunsber...@stjude.org>
Subject RE: [VOTE] - Entry level JSDK 1.4 in Cocoon 2.2
Date Mon, 01 Mar 2004 18:59:56 GMT
Ugo Cei <u.cei@cbim.it> asks:

> 
> Unico Hommes wrote:
> > I think that as a software product that is known for its innovative
> > nature it is *very* important in the interest of Cocoon to 
> refuse being 
> > impaired by the immobility of bureaucracratic organisations. We are 
> > having a small crisis on our hands ATM regarding our 
> persistent store 
> > component and if I was reading Pier correctly he was 
> willing to dedicate 
> > some time towards a solution to this problem.
> > 
> > One of the main attractions of the jdk 1.4 is its NIO package, and 
> > it's
> > supposed to be a major improvement in Javas IO performance. 
> With 1.4 
> > being available for - what more than two years? - and 1.5 
> already on the 
> > horizon it is IMHO the right time to upgrade.
> 
> Since we don't have a NIO-based implementation of the 
> persistent store, 
> yet, why upgrade now? When we have it, I'll be more than 
> willing to vote +1.
> 
It's sort of chicken and egg: why spend the time writing a NIO based
persistent store if we have no guarantee that it can be used?  I'd
rather just give the developers the a-priori knowledge that what they
write (that is 1.4 dependant) will be acceptable no matter what...



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