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From rcolemail-k...@yahoo.co.uk
Subject Re: Status and a question
Date Thu, 09 Jun 2011 11:17:19 GMT
Hello

My preference is to focus on building a comunity and delivering a tool that adds value to
the comunity, so option 3 also gets my vote.

Richard Cole

--- On Thu, 19/5/11, Stuart Monteith <stukato@stoo.me.uk> wrote:

> From: Stuart Monteith <stukato@stoo.me.uk>
> Subject: Re: Status and a question
> To: kato-spec@incubator.apache.org
> Cc: kato-dev@incubator.apache.org
> Date: Thursday, 19 May, 2011, 13:47
> Hello Steve,
>     Thanks for the update, that's helpful. I
> prefer option 3. I believe it 
> is better to develop good technology then to standardize
> it, rather than 
> the other way around.
> 
> If we are unenmcumbered by the JSR, then so much the
> better. Apache Kato 
> was always going to have to be more than just the core
> specification for 
> the APIs, the need for the applications to use the APIs is
> not affected 
> by the presence or otherwise of the JSR. Arguably, the JSR
> might be 
> better if more effort is spent on its applications.
> 
> Regards,
>     Stuart Monteith
> 
> 
> On 16/05/11 10:40, Steve Poole wrote:
> > Looks like we are finally onto the last mile - one way
> or other I should
> > have Oracle's final decision in my hands within the
> next 8 weeks.  That's a
> > long time I know but we've waited a year so far.
> >
> > Here's my question to anyone still listening: If
> Oracle say they will not
> > pariticipate at all, or not in the next 12 months what
> should we do?
> >
> > For your deliberations you should be aware that I'm
> working in the OpenJDK
> > space now.  Some of our technical limitations
> (where we needed Oracle to do
> > something for us in the JVM) may be solvable simply by
> doing the work
> > ourselves (outside Apache)  and submitting to
> OpenJDK.
> >
> > Options include :
> >
> > 1 - Retiring this podling full stop.
> > 2 - Move the work to OpenJDK and possibly attempt to
> get JSR 326 into JDK8.
> > 3 - Defering or dropping the "JSR" part of this
> project work and just
> > focusing on producing a high quality codebase that
> solves peoples problems.
> >
> >
> > Tell me what you think.
> >
> 
> 

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