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From Berin Loritsch <>
Subject Re: [pool] PROPOSAL: add collecting of statistics to pool implementations
Date Fri, 26 Apr 2002 17:14:35 GMT
otisg wrote:
> Hello,
>>If Avalon is a macro view made up of micro components, and Commons is
>>micro components, when will we hit a stage where we have a redundant
>>micro-components project, and how should this be dealt with?
>>My definition of macro vs micro is probably best expressed as giving
>>someone a lego kit in a box versus giving someone lots of lego bricks.
> In
>>the former there is a defined way to build the system, though you can
> play
>>with it. In the latter it's entirely up to you.
> This is an obvious question to ask.
> If Excalibur, which is a part of Avalon, is a set of micro components,
> why nor merge them with Commons? From another email I see that a group
> of people (Avalon) already tried doing that a while ago, but failed, so
> Commons was created.

I wouldn't go so far as to say we failed in the mission.  I would say we
failed to convince the PMC that commons wasn't necessary with Excalibur.


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