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From "Venkata Krishnan" <for.svkr...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Graduate Tuscany as a top level project
Date Thu, 18 Oct 2007 16:04:46 GMT
Seems ok with me too.

- Venkat

On 10/17/07, Simon Nash <nash@hursley.ibm.com> wrote:
>
>
> Luciano Resende wrote:
>
> > "...establish a Project Management Committee charged with the
> > creation and maintenance of open-source software for distribution
> > at no charge to the public, that simplifies the development,
> > deployment and management of distributed applications built as
> > compositions of service components, where the components may be written
> > using any of a wide range of programming languages and where the
> > components can be connected using any of a wide range of communication
> > technologies. This software will implement relevant open standards
> > including, but not limited to, the SCA and SDO standards defined by the
> > OASIS OpenCSA member section."
> >
> >>From the paragraph above, should we use "...where the components may
> > be written using any of a wide range of  technologies..." to allow for
> > script/dynamic languages, and other technologies such as BPEL, etc ?
> >
> I think changing "programming languages" to "technologies" is an
> improvement.
> This language would also encompass declarative components like XQuery.
>
> I wonder if we could shorten this just a little.  How about:
>
> "...establish a Project Management Committee charged with the creation
> and maintenance of open-source software for distribution at no charge
> to the public, that simplifies the development, deployment and management
> of distributed applications built as compositions of service components.
> These components may be implemented with a range of technologies and
> connected using a variety of communication protocols. This software will
> implement relevant open standards including, but not limited to, the
> SCA and SDO standards defined by the OASIS OpenCSA member section."
>
>    Simon
>
> >
> > On 10/16/07, Jean-Sebastien Delfino <jsdelfino@apache.org> wrote:
> >
> >>Mike Edwards wrote:
> >>
> >>>Folks,
> >>>
> >>>ant elder wrote:
> >>><snip>
> >>>
> >>>>Having both the last two sentences start "This software will..."
> doesn't
> >>>>sound perfect to me so if we are able to move the "for distribution
> >>>>at no
> >>>>charge..." bit up to the top that seems better, which gives:
> >>>>
> >>>>...establish a Project Management Committee charged with the
> >>>>creation and maintenance of open-source software for distribution
> >>>>at no charge to the public, that simplifies the development,
> >>>>deployment and management of distributed applications composed of
> >>>>independently acting, loosely coupled, linguistically heterogeneous
> >>>>components connected using any of a wide range of communication
> >>>>technologies. This software will implement relevant open standards
> >>>>including, but not limited to, standards defined by the OASIS
> >>>>OpenCSA group.
> >>>>
> >>>>That first sentence is starting to get quite long but unless anyone
> >>>>can come
> >>>>up with some better wording I could live with that.
> >>>>
> >>>>   ...ant
> >>>>
> >>>
> >>>I'm sorry, but I don't find this wording at all convincing.  I suspect
> >>>that most people would be mystified by the section:
> >>>
> >>>"distributed applications composed of independently acting, loosely
> >>>coupled, linguistically heterogeneous components connected using any
> >>>of a wide range of communication technologies"
> >>>
> >>>So, let me try another version, which turns out to be longer, but I
> >>>hope that it is easier to comprehend.  I also explicitly mention SCA
> >>>and SDO since these are two core standards that are implemented by
> >>>Tuscany.
> >>>
> >>>"...establish a Project Management Committee charged with the
> >>>creation and maintenance of open-source software for distribution
> >>>at no charge to the public, that simplifies the development,
> >>>deployment and management of distributed applications built as
> >>>compositions of service components, where the components may be
> >>>written using any of a wide range of programming languages and where
> >>>the components can be connected using any of a wide range of
> >>>communication technologies. This software will implement relevant open
> >>>standards
> >>>including, but not limited to, the SCA and SDO standards defined by
> >>>the OASIS OpenCSA member section."
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>Yours,  Mike.
> >>>
> >>
> >>This version looks better to me. I was a little mystified by the
> >>"linguistically heterogeneous" part as well :) I like the "built as
> >>compositions of service components" which describes well what we do in
> >>Tuscany and the fact that you explicitly mention the SCA and SDO
> standards.
> >>
> >>--
> >>Jean-Sebastien
> >>
> >>
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