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From "Alan D. Cabrera" <>
Subject Re: Geronimo specs jars in OSGi
Date Thu, 17 Apr 2008 14:15:16 GMT
Sorry, I meant to say:

On Apr 17, 2008, at 7:11 AM, Alan D. Cabrera wrote:

> On Apr 16, 2008, at 8:49 AM, David Jencks wrote:
>> I'd like to see an example in action before I commit myself but so  
>> far I don't see any problems with this.  I assume you have already  
>> or will soon verify this doesn't cause problems with the tck :-)
>> I wonder if a package name with "osgi" in it somewhere would be  
>> more appropriate?
>> There are some specs (jacc for instance) that use a system property  
>> to figure out what to create.  I've always thought this was a less  
>> than brilliant idea and wonder if we can do something similar for  
>> those.  I also wonder if there is a way to generalize the osgi  
>> method so it might work in some non-osgi environments.

> -1 technical veto
> These are spec jars and extending the behavior of these jars on an  
> ad hoc basis is bad and possibly violates the licenses of the JSRs  
> they implement.
> Regards,
> Alan

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