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From "robert burrell donkin" <robertburrelldon...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [vote] Propose OpenEJB for graduation to a TLP
Date Fri, 27 Apr 2007 19:40:06 GMT
On 4/25/07, David Blevins <david.blevins@visi.com> wrote:
>
> On Apr 24, 2007, at 12:46 PM, Brett Porter wrote:
>
> > On 24/04/07, Noel J. Bergman <noel@devtech.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> > the creation and maintenance of open-source software related to
> >> > enterprise application and remoting services, for distribution at
> >> > no charge to the public.
> >>
> >> A bit generic for a project that is intended to managing an
> >> implementation
> >> of a well-defined specification?
> >>
> >
> > I think it's accurate - it doesn't implement the entire EJB spec
> > (using other components such as OpenJPA to do so), and it would be in
> > scope to do additional, non-EJB things that make it better at the
> > purpose stated here.
>
> We could use "Scalable, transactional, and multi-user secure
> architecture for the development and deployment of component-based
> business applications", but that'd be plagiarism as that's a
> minimally paraphrased version the definition of EJB in the JSR.
>
> Generally, I think it's good to use words that describe EJB then the
> words Enterprise JavaBeans specifically.  Primarily because I think
> it's good to be able to innovate in the space and not limit ourselves
> to the ideas approved by the EJB JSR Expert Group.

i see your point but the original language isn't great: it's all a
little wholly. for example, "remoting services" could be read as
service provision.

perhaps something more like: "creation and maintenance of
transactional application containers capable of connection by remote
clients"...?

- robert

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