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From David Jencks <>
Subject Re: [concurrency-interest] Executors and J2EE Work frameworks
Date Fri, 12 Dec 2003 22:01:50 GMT
I agree completely, and applied for the Work Management expert group.  
We'll see what happens:-)

I applied as an individual.   If anyone thinks it would be better to 
apply as a Geronimo or Apache representative please say so and explain 
why: I thought it would add administrative complexity without adding 

So far I haven't reviewed the timer spec.

david jencks

On Friday, December 12, 2003, at 01:50 PM, Charlton Barreto wrote:

> Although at first I had my reservations about these specs, upon 
> further review I believe they to be worthwhile efforts, and they 
> should be carefully observed. I would like to see someone represent 
> this community in either or both EGs, esp. the Work Manager group. 
> With Work Management, a number of issues exist w.r.t. propagating 
> transaction and security contexts between threads - managing run-as 
> authentication and enabling concurrent propagation of a single 
> transaction context immediately come to mind. With Timers, there are 
> various issue with addressing timer thread management within a J2EE 
> container in a general fashion. The spec proposals do not cover all of 
> these, and if these specs can receive input and guidance from various 
> experts, they can hopefully address thread and timer management within 
> J2EE in a comprehensive manner.
> On Thursday, December 11, 2003, at 05:29 PM, Noel J. Bergman wrote:
>> Since these two JSRs were discussed here recently, I thought that 
>> there
>> might be some folks who would like to comment.
>> Please comment directly to
>> 	--- Noel
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From:
>> []On Behalf Of Doug Lea
>> Sent: Thursday, December 11, 2003 20:03
>> To:
>> Subject: [concurrency-interest] Executors and J2EE Work frameworks
>> We are still looking over integration issues with the proposed (but
>> not yet accepted) J2EE Work and Timer JSRs. If you have actually used
>> the BEA or IBM precursors of these proposed APIs, and have any 
>> experiences
>> or observations you'd like to tell us about, we'd be very happy to
>> hear of them, the sooner the better.
>> Again, they are at:
>> Follow links near the bottom of each to see BEA and IBM's proposed
>> APIs.
>> Thanks!
>> -Doug
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