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From Henri Yandell <>
Subject Re: Consolidating Subprojects
Date Mon, 23 Nov 2009 17:59:56 GMT
On Mon, Nov 23, 2009 at 9:58 AM, Luc Maisonobe <> wrote:
> Torsten Curdt a écrit :
>>> We use some commons projects in one of our commercial products that
>>> uses in-browser applets. Size is very important for some of our
>>> customers who have clients connecting in from geographically remote
>>> outstations over links with about as much bandwidth as a piece of wet
>>> string.
>>> We ship the workstations with the JRE installed so that's never a
>>> problem, but maintaining a connection long enough for the browser
>>> download and cache all the necessary jars almost always is.
>>> Note that I'm not opposed to a consolidated commons distribution, it's
>>> just that you should understand why size does matter for some
>>> applications.
>> Sure, but how many users have that requirement? More than 1%?
> Even if it is 1%, it's worth considering. I am really not comfortable
> with project addressing only the 80% more frequent cases. Minority
> should never be neglected. It's clearly a philosophical and personal choice.

Torsten addressed it by writing Jarjar :)


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