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From Vadim Gritsenko <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] - Entry level JSDK 1.4 in Cocoon 2.2
Date Tue, 02 Mar 2004 00:07:16 GMT
Stefano Mazzocchi wrote:

> Ugo Cei wrote:
>> 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.
> Ugo,
> this is chicken-egg problem: nobody is going to implement something on 
> 1.4-only API if they aren't sure the community is going to accept it.
> We don't have to decide right now, but I think it would be good to 
> give the signal "please go ahead and experiment if you think it makes 
> sense, we'll judge depending on the advantages".

Agreed. But, please, somebody, [POLL] our userbase first.


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