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From Davanum Srinivas <>
Subject Re: Webservices and jaxrpc done! -- public repost
Date Sat, 02 Jul 2005 02:23:48 GMT

FYI, i have not forgotten your request. Am right now struggling to get
Annotations under JDK14 (wading thru JAM/ASM/BCEL/Retroweaver etc...)
I really don't want to just do this for 15. we'd have to bring
together Beehive/Axis/Geronimo to get it done. Seems like a long shot
right now.

-- dims

On 7/1/05, Stefan Schmidt <> wrote:
> David B., David J., Gianny, Hiram, dims, thanks for the great effort
> here! Although I am not a senior in JAX-RPC matters I have spend the
> last 3 weeks with it and got a glimpse on its complexity. This makes me
> salute you guys even more!
> So, well done!
> Stefan
> David Blevins wrote:
> >I posted this to our private tck list a few days ago.  Now that we've
> >passed all tck tests, I can legally share it and invite everyone to stand
> >up and applaud some people who have worked very hard on the web services
> >side of our great Geronimo.
> >
> >Some content ommitted for legal reasons.
> >
> >Let's show these guys some love!
> >
> >-David
> >
> >
> >----- Forwarded message from David Blevins <> -----
> >
> >I just ran the entire jaxrpc and webservices sections of the tck and
> ><xx> hours and <xxxx> passing tests later I'm proud to annouce, we are
> >done!  We have it all locked up, nailed shut, and ready to go.
> >
> >Just in case anyone gets the funny idea that I did all or most of this
> >work by myself, I really want to take a moment and thank the guys that
> >made it happen.  Even in another year I could never have done what
> >these guys did.
> >
> >
> >David J., this man keeps my butt in line.  If you slow down even a bit
> >he will code you over!  Before you're even done checking your email in
> >the morning, David will have you buried under a pile of code so big it
> >will take you all day to read and a whole week to rewrite.  I swear
> >the guy got smart years ago and wrote a code generator generator and
> >has been cashing in on it ever since.  How else could anyone write so
> >much code?!?
> >
> >
> >Gianny.  I think Gianny is a sick in the head.  Seriously, you can
> >barely finish saying the word "mapping" and Gianny will be right there
> >halfway finished with a "patch".  Patch being an extremely understated
> >way of saying complete implementation of everything you missed or
> >didn't get around to.  I say he's sick cause I think he actually
> >enjoys this stuff.  CMP mapping, Java to XML Schema/WSDL mapping,....
> >I don't know what planet he's from, but if the mother ship could send
> >a few more guys over that would be great!
> >
> >
> >Hiram.  Talk about good sport.  I jerked him back and forth between
> >the same two tasks like fifty million times.  It was like pong.  I
> >can't count how many times he implemented wsdl rewriting for swapping
> >out address locations.  When not being distracted by me, he managed to
> >close out nearly all of the jaxrpc-api section of test in like a week
> >and a half.  Don't let the laid back latino attitude fool you; this
> >man means business!
> >
> >
> >Dims and the whole Axis team for being super sports and johnny on the
> >spot with applying patches and pushing out new snapshot jars.  You
> >guys are raising the bar on the rest of us poor projects, knock it off :)
> >
> >
> >Big round of applause and standing ovation for these guys!  We're damn
> >lucky to have them.
> >
> >
> >Best regards and thanks,
> >David Blevins
> >
> >----- End forwarded message -----
> >
> >
> >

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