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From Aaron Mulder <>
Subject Re: User Friendliness
Date Fri, 08 Aug 2003 19:20:40 GMT
On Fri, 8 Aug 2003, Erin Mulder wrote:
> I'm in favor of that too (both exploded deployments and pointers)
> A lot of the commercial servers let you keep your components anywhere
> on the local filesystem -- you just give it a filepath when you first deploy
> and then update the files in place to hot deploy.   I've used that a lot in
> development and it's pretty convenient.  Being able to also pull in EJBs
> from a separate framework project would be very interesting.
> Another thread talked about needing more than the "drop-in" deployment.
> I think this pointer route should definitely be explored.

	Well, UNIX has symlinks...  If we respected shortcuts in Windows, 
would that be good enough?


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