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From Bill Stoddard <>
Subject Re: your current Geronimo evaluation
Date Fri, 06 Mar 2009 13:45:13 GMT
Kevan Miller wrote:
> On Mar 5, 2009, at 1:20 PM, Aldian_00 wrote:
>> OK thank you all for the answers. We will consider this wit a lot of
>> attention. But to be frankly, we have difficulties to see in what 
>> Geronimo
>> is better than JBoss and Glassfish that are much mor famous and with 
>> a far
>> bigger community. Do you know some interessant points on which 
>> Geronimo is
>> better than its concurrent and that couterblance this?
> As far as I know, Geronimo custom assemblies are unique and, in my 
> opinion a very important feature. The ability to build 
> fully-configured servers, rather than servers that require a mixture 
> of deployment, administrative configuration, etc. would seem to be an 
> advantage.
I agree.  There's a link in the 'What's New' portlet on 
site to a short webcast demonstrating how to build custom assemblies. 
The webcast is for WAS Community Edition but it's equally applicable to 
Geronimo.  Here the direct link to the webcast:

> Another advantage is the Licensing and openness of Apache projects. 
> Anyone can join the Geronimo community, and once sufficient karma has 
> been earned, they' can help drive the community in new directions. 
> Glassfish and JBoss will be happy to accept any contributions you 
> might offer. But that's as far as it will go...
> --kevan

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