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From Jochen Wiedmann <>
Subject Proposal Commons-JNDI
Date Wed, 08 Aug 2012 06:02:11 GMT

I'd like to propose a new component Commons JNDI for the sandbox.

The aim would be to have a very lightweight JNDI implementation (no
server, or something like that) that's not necessarily suitable for
production, but ideally suited for use in test suites, and the like.
For example, commons dbcp might use this to verify configuration via
JNDI. The new implementation ought to be driven by property, XML, or
JSON files.
Possible starting points:

- Import Simple JNDI, which already comes very close to the target.
Henri Yandell, one of the Simple JNDI authors has given his agreement.
- Import Tomcat JNDI, no contact with the Tomcat developers exists on
that topic.



In other words: what could be seen as a socially debilitating failure
of character can certainly work to your advantage too. (Linus
Torvalds, but the use in the signature tells something about me as

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