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From Jeremy Boynes <jboy...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Scheduler addition to Geronimo...
Date Mon, 04 Jul 2005 04:51:40 GMT
Jeff Genender wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I am writing an article for DevWorks on hooking in third party apps into 
> Geronimo.
> 
> The article is basically about writing a GBean for Quartz.  Its written 
> and works pretty good.
> 
> Then I got to thinking...why not just place the GBean/module into 
> Geronimo, so Geronimo can have a powerful scheduler as part of its 
> offering.  Many app servers have a minimal daemon process at best, and I 
> thought having a full scale scheduler as part of the Geronimo offering 
> could be a great addition and will give it an edge.
> 
> Quartz is developed by OpenSymphony and after reading their license, I 
> do not see any GPL or LGPL attachments.  Does anyone know the licensing 
> of it?
> 
> Anyone have objections or issues to adding it into the distibution?
> 

I've been thinking of this one for a while, so no, I'm happy someone 
else picked it up.

Apart from licensing, from a technical note I would like to see how this 
would integrate with a central Work manager so that scheduled activities 
could be co-ordinated with other Work.

--
Jeremy

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