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From Dain Sundstrom <>
Subject Re: Geronimo Samples
Date Wed, 12 Oct 2005 22:21:02 GMT
On Oct 12, 2005, at 3:08 PM, Dave Colasurdo wrote:

> Dain Sundstrom wrote:
>>>> 6) What samples should we make available in the binary and   
>>>> installer download image?
>>>> The default samples in the binary and installer should be Demo   
>>>> (and possibly  magicGball).
>>> Hmmmm. After looking at Demo. not too sure it is the best  
>>> choice..  MagicGball does seems a bit better though doesn't  
>>> really  demonstrate the technology (at least not directly in your  
>>> face).   Tomcat has done a good job in this space with servlets- 
>>> examples and  jsp-examples.. They show some of the J2EE concepts  
>>> and provide an  easy way to look at the source from the browser.
>> Good point.  Do you want to take a crack at creating some better   
>> examples?
> I'll look into this.. Also, can someone help clarify the line  
> between reusing open source and providing unique project identity.   
> Basically, I'm wondering if it makes any sense to reuse the Tomcat  
> examples (along with a few small additional enhancements (e.g.  
> EJBs) as the default sample that gets installed with geronimo.  Or  
> is it better to create our own Geronimo unique sample?

Normally, I would say let's make our own, but Tomcat is the Apache  
platform closest to Geronimo, so I think it would be cool to reuse  
their examples as it would make the massive number of Tomcat users  
feel at home in Geronimo.


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