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From "Trustin Lee" <>
Subject Re: Code based on a one man show is bad news ( was: Re: [Fwd: svn commit: r408142 - ... )
Date Tue, 30 May 2006 01:53:22 GMT
On 5/30/06, Enrique Rodriguez <> wrote:
> Trustin Lee wrote:
> > On 5/25/06, *Enrique Rodriguez* <
> > <>> wrote:
> >
> >      > Are my concerns founded?
> >
> >     Yes, your concerns are founded and I will work to alleviate them
> >     I am very much looking forward to community involvement.  It was
> never
> >     my intention to be a one-man show on OSGi and I thought that working
> to
> >     grow the Felix project was an excellent sign of that.  The OSGi R4
> specs
> >     weigh in at 1,100 pages so the more people reading and grokking the
> >     spec, the better.
> >
> > I think Alex's concern is not just about the OSGi service but about all
> > protocol providers such as Kerberos.  I strongly agree with Alex though
> > it is true that all of us didn't have special interest in those protocol
> > providers.  Now, it's time for all of us to get involved into those
> > components to make sure it belongs to the community.  Until all of us
> > are ready to support them, I think you, as the best guy, need to support
> > users actively and keep writing documentation for them.
> Hi, Trustin,
> I am really excited to hear that you are hoping to get more involved in
> not just OSGi but also the "realm controller" protocol providers.  While
> I work to alleviate the user support issues and to write documentation
> specific to the provider implementations, a really great way to start to
> come up to speed on DNS, DHCP, Kerberos, Change Password, and NTP is by
> reading the IETF specifications that these protocols are based on.  If
> you wanted I could put together a reading list of the relevant IETF
> RFC's, as well as the page numbers and chapters of the OSGi R4
> specification, since much of the R4 spec does not apply to our project.

Great suggestion, indeed.  Thanks for the heads up! :)

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