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From "Vamsavardhana Reddy" <>
Subject Re: Changes to server started messages
Date Mon, 06 Aug 2007 11:03:49 GMT
I guess the startup screen need not list all possible URLs to access each
application.  One per app should be good enough for the user to quick
start.  "Easy to use" is our first guiding principle.  We will not want a
user to struggle finding out the URL of welcome app!!!


On 8/6/07, Kevan Miller <> wrote:
> On Aug 6, 2007, at 4:24 AM, Jason Dillon wrote:
> > I think it makes more sense w/o the full url bits, since those are
> > highly dependent on how you configured the connectors.
> Ya. I understood that when I asked. And don't necessarily disagree
> with where we end up. We might consider tweaking the startup message
> a bit. Two points:
> 1) Discuss/document the decision on dev@. If it was discussed/
> documented on dev@, then my apologies...
> 2) Note that http://<localhost> works just perfectly for umpity
> percent of users.
> So, we've sacrificed some usability for some accuracy. We're accurate
> for more complex cases where users know how to change our default
> connectors (most of whom would understand the relativity of the app
> contexts, anyway). And we're less usable for naive users (e.g. ones
> who just downloaded Geronimo for the first time).
> --kevan

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