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From Matt Benson <gudnabr...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [ALL] BCEL and JCS as Commons components?
Date Thu, 16 Jun 2011 15:26:02 GMT
On Thu, Jun 16, 2011 at 10:22 AM, Matt Benson <gudnabrsam@gmail.com> wrote:
> (accidentally sent to Jochen personally before, sorry)
>
> On Thu, Jun 16, 2011 at 10:19 AM, Jochen Wiedmann
> <jochen.wiedmann@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, Jun 16, 2011 at 5:03 PM, Matt Benson <gudnabrsam@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Considering [1], I'd say it's more relevant now than, arguably, ever.
>>
>> Are you sure, that's related? Reading [2], my understanding is that
>> JCS doesn't aim to implement JSR-107, but to be "close to".
>
> My point was that if we have a good cache library @ Commons, I would
> assume we could build on that to implement the JSR (if the TCK is
> licensed such that we can actually use it, no guarantee there) if we
> want to.  Perhaps an incorrect assumption, but I have a difficult time
> with the concept of "can't be done."
>

After reading the link, I suppose the correct course of action would
be to gauge the benefits and drawbacks of spec compliance vs.
noncompliance.  I would suspect it could be nice to implement the JSR
while preserving configuration options to disable undesirable features
if they continue to seem so after community review.

Matt

> Matt
>
>>
>> [2] http://jakarta.apache.org/jcs/JCSandJCACHE.html
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> Capitalism is the astounding belief that the most wickedest of men
>> will do the most wickedest of things for the greatest good of
>> everyone.
>>
>> John Maynard Keynes (http://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Keynes)
>>
>

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