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From "Andreas Kuckartz" <A.Kucka...@ping.de>
Subject Re: Why solve a problem that doesn't exist?
Date Fri, 08 Aug 2003 16:51:29 GMT
There was no need to send your mail again. Quite a few replies to your first
mail with the same subject and content were posted.

Did you subscribe to the incubator mailing list?!

Andreas

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jack Frosch" <jackfrosch@netscape.net>
To: <general@incubator.apache.org>
Sent: Wednesday, August 06, 2003 4:08 PM
Subject: Why solve a problem that doesn't exist?


> Open source projects typically solve a problem not addressed by
> commercial vendors, even if the problem is just the price being charged
> for the commercial solution. Yet we already have a very popular,
> open-source J2EE container in JBoss.
>
> Why must people's egos get in the way of common sense in our business as
> in so many?  Like Microsoft, it appears that Apache.org just wants to
> control everything - and that's just such a lamentable motivation,
> whether held by Microsoft or Apache.org.
>
> How about swallowing your pride, giving up your aspirations of
> controlling every popular, open-source, significant project, and just
> embrace JBoss with support, MBean development, etc.?
>
> Frankly, I'm just dismayed by the Geronimo project and the pettiness of
> the egos driving Apache.org.
>
> Jack Frosch
>
>
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