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From Brett Porter <>
Subject Re: [OT] Aren't we all fighting the same battles?
Date Fri, 05 Nov 2004 23:26:34 GMT
I agree with Yoav. Diversity is good - if everyone got on one project, 
everyone would have different ideas, and the tension would either tear 
them apart or nothing would ever get done while they tried to agree.

Oh, and Jetspeed, Slide and Pluto probably all make components of a CMS 
too (as well as Lenya as Martin mentioned).


Shapira, Yoav wrote:

>The usual take on it is that the more options, the better.  If there are
>standards, that's great, but a lot of people think standards hinder
>creativity.  And if a product is really good it frequently becomes a
>de-facto or actual.
>So yeah, there are a lot of people doing similar work and reinventing
>the same wheels.  That's not new, it's been the case for years.  It's
>not specific to Java, it was the same (and still is in some areas) with
>other languages.  It's not specific to the server-side, but applies to
>the client-side as well.  It's not just open-source, it's $$$ software
>as well.
>And I don't think it's bad. ;)  And with that, a good weekend to all ;)
>Yoav Shapira

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