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From Alex Karasulu <>
Subject Re: To release or not to release?
Date Tue, 23 Nov 2004 06:00:38 GMT
Alex Karasulu wrote:

> Martin Wegner wrote:
>>> We definitely have embeddability in mind.  The core stuff will be 
>>> POJO and we'll provide, or help with, wrappers for well-known 
>>> containers.
>> Great.  What I hope happens is that once Eve is working and is 
>> embeddable
>> that the Jarkarta teams will start to think about moving configuration
>> information from static XML/property files to Eve.  By doing so we would
>> have distributed, centralized software configuration beyond just 
>> users and
>> user groups.  We do that in all of our projects here and the benefits 
>> are
>> immense.
>> Of course I am probably preaching to the choir.  ;)
> Oh yeah we do have that dream as well.  Hopefully some folks over on 
> the Tomcat/Jetty side will see the benefits also.  BEA sure did when 
> they put a Directory server into WLS starting with release 7.0 and up.

Oh I forgot to mention - the Geronimo folks are really avant gaurd about 
this and expect to embed Eve in the same manner they have embedded 
Derby.  It's only a matter of cleanup and stability on our part which I 
think they are waiting on.

>> --Marty

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