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From Alex Blewitt <Alex.Blew...@ioshq.com>
Subject Re: JMS/Geronimo
Date Fri, 12 Sep 2003 13:45:17 GMT
On Thursday, Sep 11, 2003, at 13:42 Europe/London, Lyndon Samson wrote:

> Speaking of architectures, has there been any consideration given to 
> using
> JMS as a coarse grained communication mechanism internally in Geronimo?
> It would simplify distributing Http sessions and Stateful Session EJBs 
> as well
> as JNDI information. It could even be used as part of App deployment. 
> Perhaps
> for JDBC Connection caches.

I think that JMX is already being used in some places as an 
inter-operability mechanism. The use of tools such as JMS and LDAP have 
been discussed with the ideas of clustering and JNDI already; my 
recollection of the discussions concluded that the use would be very 
heavyweight for what it needs to achieve.

However, the idea of a kernel based around passing messages (whether or 
not implemented over JMS) does have a number of attractions IMHO.

> Also, has anyone considered whether the name 'Geronimo' is in any way 
> offensive
> to Native Americans?

There's a discussion page on the (original) wiki about it:

http://wiki.codehaus.org/geronimo/WhyApacheGeronimo

Alex.


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