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From Juan Albisu <>
Subject Re: new console-swing team
Date Fri, 21 Nov 2003 19:37:47 GMT
I want to be in the team
At 10:28 21/11/2003 -0600, you wrote:
>Cool, James.  That's great news.  MVC is perfect for thick-client UIs, too : )
>Now everyone who wants to scratch that itch can do so (ich habe es genug für
>mich gekratzt).
>It sounds like Matt and Ryan are already thinking a lot about this 
>stuff.  Does
>one (or both) of them want to lead the effort on developing the swing 
>UI?  (I'm
>sure James will if they won't, and will help them if they run across any
>issues).  There are probably dozens of people on the list who want to help 
>the Swing UI, who have a lot of experience with UI design or who know JMX like
>the back of their hand.  If not, this is a perfect chance for newcomers to get
>involved (other than writing unit tests) and learn some new skills.
>Matt and Ryan are both very competent developers and show a lot of initiative
>for pushing in this direction : )  If it sounded before like I was suggesting
>that the Geronimo project shouldn't have a swing UI, I apologize--you guys
>should know that wasn't what I was trying to say (and even if I were, I don't
>make decisions around here ; )  I never want to close the door on new ideas or
>new, useful components to plug in.  I think that stuff is great.  I was just
>trying to convey that I personally specialize in thin client servlet 
>and will stick with them because it's where I operate most efficiently and can
>make the best use of my time.  I'd probably be more of a hindrance than a
>benefit to skilled a thick-client UI team.
>Again, thanks for the help and the great work, James. Best luck to Matt & Ryan
>on driving the swing effort if they choose to do so.  If they have specific
>ideas down the line of ways they could reuse pieces of my code and want me to
>help abstract out bits for their use, I will do whatever I can to help them.

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