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From anita kulshreshtha <a_kuls...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: Commit configId to moduleId?
Date Sat, 06 May 2006 14:27:13 GMT
   Looks like .mdl is already taken.
http://www.graphics.cornell.edu/online/formats/mdl/
 +1 for ,mod

Thanks
Anita

--- Sachin Patel <sppatel2@gmail.com> wrote:

> +1
> 
> - sachin
> 
> 
> 
> On May 6, 2006, at 3:24 AM, John Sisson wrote:
> 
> > I also was just about to suggest a .module extension, but after  
> > further thought, having an extension longer than three characters  
> > is likely to reintroduce the filename length issues (under geronimo
> 
> > \repository) on Windows during the builds.
> >
> > How about .mod or .mdl.
> >
> > John
> >
> > Jason Dillon wrote:
> >> I'd be happy if we never ended up calling any file a .[a-zA-Z]ar. 
>  
> >> I think that the ear/war/rar thing is lame to start with, the  
> >> folks that continue to use the same lame extension naming system  
> >> (sar, har, dar, car) just perpetuate this silly system that Sun  
> >> dropped on us.
> >>
> >> If we need to use extensions to clarify what something is, then  
> >> lets use something more sensible.  Like for a module, why not just
>  
> >> use .module?  If you want to still say its a jar,  
> >> then .module.jar, but please lets not make it a .mar.
> >>
> >> --jason
> >>
> >>
> >> On May 5, 2006, at 7:40 PM, Matt Hogstrom wrote:
> >>
> >>> Sounds like the consensus is to change it (although I don't  
> >>> remember a formal vote although I do remember the discussion).   
> >>> For my part it sounds like we're changing the configId to  
> >>> moduleId to decrease confusion.  It seems odd that the modules  
> >>> are called CARs (Configuration Archives) or some such thing.  I  
> >>> think we're making the server more confusing because now less  
> >>> things actually line up from a naming perspective.
> >>>
> >>> It just doesn't feel like we're giving our users a lot of
> stability.
> >>>
> >>> As David said, Just my $0.02.
> >>>
> >>> I would like to see more input from people though.  I've been  
> >>> travelling so I must have missed the vote to put it in.
> >>>
> >>> Dain Sundstrom wrote:
> >>>> I think now is the time to discuss if we want to commit the  
> >>>> change from configId to moduleId.  If we decide to commit the  
> >>>> patch, the timing of the actual commit will be determined by  
> >>>> Kevan to have the smallest impact on the TCK.  The patch makes  
> >>>> the following changes:
> >>>>   o Renamed root element from "configuration" to "module"
> >>>>   o Renamed environment element from "configId" to "moduleId"
> >>>>   o Renamed schema from "geronimo-config-1.1.xsd" to "geronimo- 
> >>>> module-1.1.xsd"
> >>>> Based on conversations over the past few days, I think we all  
> >>>> agree that "configuration" is a poor name choice, and we want to
>  
> >>>> change it.  I also think that we all agree that if we are going 
> 
> >>>> to make the change we should change the xml schemas before 1.1  
> >>>> ships to have minimal impact on users (we already have schema  
> >>>> changes going into 1.1).
> >>>> Should we commit?
> >>>> -dain
> >>>
> >>
> >>
> >
> 
> 


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