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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <>
Subject Re: Webservices and jaxrpc done! -- public repost
Date Sun, 03 Jul 2005 11:14:42 GMT

On Jul 2, 2005, at 4:21 PM, Manfred Geiler wrote:

> Congratulations.
> BTW, a question:
> This is the J2EE 1.4 TCK, right? Can you please check if JavaServer
> Faces is also part of this TCK now? We from the MyFaces project are
> waiting for the TCK since weeks! And there where endless discussions
> at Sun. One of them: if JSF TCK will be shipped on it's own or as part
> of J2EE. So if you (i.e. the ASF) have already access to it, this
> would make things much easier for us, of course.


No, the JavaServer Faces TCK is not part of the J2EE TCK.

Yes, this one is taking a long time for some reason, and I'm  
following up.  I didn't forget.


> Thanks,
> Manfred Geiler
> (MyFaces PMC)
> 2005/7/2, David Blevins <>:
>> 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 -----

Geir Magnusson Jr                                  +1-203-665-6437

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