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From Rodent of Unusual Size <Ken.C...@Golux.Com>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] Open JPA
Date Fri, 10 Mar 2006 19:27:34 GMT
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Thomas Dudziak wrote:
> Mhmm, I have one major problem with this (as much as with Cayenne),
> and this is that IMO we (will) have too much ORM engines in Apache
> (with JPA and Cayenne it will be 6 or 7 ?) with little to no
> cooperation (esp. on the code level) between the ones already here. So
> in short, there is no focus and much duplication. Not to mention that
> OJB is planning to add EJB3 persistence (as it happens, done by me - I
> was going to start in May).

Well, Apache isn't about building things to fill industry
niches -- it's about enabling developers to work on what
they want and helping networks grow.  So I don't think that
already having N similar packages should be a bar to adding
an Nth+1 effort.

Which may seem at first to be at odds with my position in
the not-too-distant ServiceMix brouhaha -- but it really
isn't.  I wasn't at all opposed to bringing in [another]
BPE project, only to where it was originally slotted to land.
Nor did I opine that it should be forcibly merged into one
of the existing efforts; rather, that it should be an
independent peer -- a competitor, if you like.
- --
#ken	P-)}

Ken Coar, Sanagendamgagwedweinini  http://Ken.Coar.Org/
Author, developer, opinionist      http://Apache-Server.Com/

"Millennium hand and shrimp!"
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