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From "Paulo Gaspar" <paulo.gas...@krankikom.de>
Subject RE: Commons Validator Packaging/Content
Date Mon, 07 Jan 2002 01:53:25 GMT
Precisely!

Paulo Gaspar

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ted Husted [mailto:husted@apache.org]
> Sent: Monday, January 07, 2002 2:27 AM
>
> Jon Scott Stevens wrote:
> > This issue stems all the way back to the Tomcat3 vs. Tomcat4
> discussions.
> > Why is it a good thing to have half of the people working on T3
> and half on
> > T4? Why not combine the *limited* resources towards working on
> one common
> > codebase?
>
> Because these so-called limited resources are not Jakarta's to allocate.
>
> The volunteers freely donate their own time to the project, and are
> entitled to choose how to spend that time.
>
> Yes, we are here to scratch itches. What doesn't itch me, might itch
> someone else, and so eventually everything gets scratched.
>
> Someone is not going to meekly work on this or work on that because
> someone here tells them to. Most people already have bosses that do
> that, and then hand them a paycheck afterwards.
>
> Here, the Committers make their own choices, based on the work *they*
> want to do, not the work someone else thinks should be done.
>
>
> -- Ted Husted, Husted dot Com, Fairport NY USA.
> -- Building Java web applications with Struts.
> -- Tel +1 585 737-3463.
> -- Web http://www.husted.com/struts/
>
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