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From Aaron Mulder <>
Subject Re: Please Vote: 1 deployment tool or 2?
Date Thu, 28 Oct 2004 23:58:15 GMT
On Thu, 28 Oct 2004, Dain Sundstrom wrote:
> Who cares?  I don't think we should limit our selves to pure 88 just so 
> we can have support for other servers.  Frankly, I would be shocked if 
> anyone used our command line tool for anther server, when every server 
> ships with a tool custom to the server (with enhancements).
> ...
> I was totally with you, up to this section.  I don't think we shoe horn 
> it at all.  If you are running offline, you simply execute the exiting 
> code, which isn't 88 at all.  Use 88 when it is nice fit and something 
> custom when it isn't.
> ...
> Again, I frankly don't care what 88 says is legal.  Geronimo lets you 
> deploy most application without plans.  David Jencks just committed a 
> big change to resource adapter naming so most ears don't need a plan at 
> all.  If we followed this logic, we would have to have the following 
> plan most of the time:

	OK, it just feels like we're taking advantage of undocumented 
features.  Even it they're our own undocumented features.  :)


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