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From Dain Sundstrom <>
Subject Re: [discuss] Eclipse as a Geronimo sub-project
Date Tue, 23 Aug 2005 17:36:17 GMT
I created an eclipse-plugin component is jira.


On Aug 23, 2005, at 6:59 AM, Sachin Patel wrote:

> As far as what users want, let me make a generic statement.  The  
> server tooling area is already an established area, especially in  
> commercial tools such as WebSphere Application Toolkit and Rational  
> Application Developer.  Now IBM, BEA, and many other participants  
> are actively involved  in the WTP effort in which the goal is to  
> provide tooling support for J2EE and other application servers that  
> not only provides a strong set of J2EE functionality but is also a  
> completely extendable framework.  We need to avoid two parallel  
> efforts here in our tooling support for Geronimo but rather build  
> and leverage these frameworks and projects that have been accepted  
> and established already in the open source community, and use this  
> as our starting blueprint. If and when this is an Apache  
> subproject, its critical that the Eclipse and Apache communities  
> communicate and work together.  So my opinion is that we don't need  
> to be re-inventing the wheel here, but keep our roadmap and  
> requirements focused on providing the Geronimo specific pieces that  
> integrate nicely with WTP.  So what the community wants for J2EE  
> and server tooling is constantly being discussed in the Eclipse  
> community, we just need to start getting involved in those  
> discussions and bring forth feature requests to them.
> Sachin.

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