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From "Alan D. Cabrera" <l...@toolazydogs.com>
Subject Re: Geronimo Specs 1.1-SNAPSHOT -- more opinions please!
Date Mon, 30 Jan 2006 19:18:13 GMT
On 1/30/2006 11:07 AM, David Blevins wrote:

>
> On Jan 30, 2006, at 8:44 AM, Alan D. Cabrera wrote:
>
>> Think of what the alternative is that you are asking the end  
>> developer to cope w/.  He must grok what is the current correct  
>> collection of versions are.  Even if all the APIs mature and their  
>> version numbers never change thereafter, there will be confusion  
>> when we say everything is 1.0 except for CORBA which is 1.3 and  
>> JavaMail which is 1.545.  We should also consider the situation  when 
>> we accommodate new JSRs as well.
>>
>
> We are not looking at 545 versions of javamail -- if we  were i would 
> *certainly* put my foot down hard at releasing 545  identical jars for 
> javax.servlet and the other 12 spec jars that  don't change.
>
> We are looking at maybe 8 release of javamail, possibly 4 of corba.   
> Just guessing.  That would give us this repo for all the public to  
> consume.  If you weren't using javamail or corba, you'd would only  
> ever have to worry about the "1.0" version of everything.  Those are  
> already J2EE 1.4 certified and most haven't changed in 2 years.
>
> geronimo-activation_1.0.2_spec-1.0
> geronimo-corba_2.3_spec-1.0
> geronimo-corba_2.3_spec-1.1
> geronimo-corba_2.3_spec-1.2
> geronimo-corba_2.3_spec-1.3
> geronimo-corba_2.3_spec-1.4
> geronimo-corba_2.3_spec-1.5
> geronimo-ejb_2.1_spec-1.0
> geronimo-j2ee-connector_1.5_spec-1.0
> geronimo-j2ee-deployment_1.1_spec-1.0
> geronimo-j2ee-jacc_1.0_spec-1.0
> geronimo-j2ee-management_1.0_spec-1.0
> geronimo-javamail_1.3.1_spec-1.0
> geronimo-javamail_1.3.1_spec-1.1
> geronimo-javamail_1.3.1_spec-1.2
> geronimo-javamail_1.3.1_spec-1.3
> geronimo-javamail_1.3.1_spec-1.4
> geronimo-javamail_1.3.1_spec-1.5
> geronimo-javamail_1.3.1_spec-1.6
> geronimo-javamail_1.3.1_spec-1.7
> geronimo-javamail_1.3.1_spec-1.8
> geronimo-jaxr_1.0_spec-1.0
> geronimo-jaxrpc_1.1_spec-1.0
> geronimo-jsp_2.0_spec-1.0
> geronimo-jms_1.1_spec-1.0
> geronimo-jta_1.0.1B_spec-1.0
> geronimo-qname_1.1_spec-1.0
> geronimo-saaj_1.1_spec-1.0
> geronimo-servlet_2.4_spec-1.0
> geronimo-j2ee_1.4_spec-1.0
> geronimo-j2ee_1.4_spec-1.1
> geronimo-j2ee_1.4_spec-1.2
> geronimo-j2ee_1.4_spec-1.3
> geronimo-j2ee_1.4_spec-1.4
> geronimo-j2ee_1.4_spec-1.5
> geronimo-j2ee_1.4_spec-1.6
> geronimo-j2ee_1.4_spec-1.7
> geronimo-j2ee_1.4_spec-1.8
>
> That would represent 100% of the jars publicly available and consumed  
> by the public.  Life for people who just use servlets or jsp is  
> simple and leveraging other projects that use servlets or jsp is also  
> clean as they will be guaranteed to have the same servlet jar version  
> as you (there is only one available).


Ahh, others who just want servlet or JSP.  Point taken.



Regards,
Alan




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