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From Mark Nottingham <m...@mnot.net>
Subject Re: [libcloud] Removal of the Java bindings
Date Thu, 09 Dec 2010 02:00:31 GMT

On 08/12/2010, at 3:52 AM, Jed Smith wrote:

> It's good to see that libcloud could become more
> than a specific language's bindings; it could become a contract for a
> developer to work with clouds, regardless of implementation language. I
> would like to see development on this front, and I have ideas on how to do
> so. The timing simply isn't right, until we can put thought into how best to
> handle this - it's more documentation instead of outright code. Such
> development would ultimately change the vision of libcloud from a Python
> library to a metalibrary, and I don't want to approach that lightly.


That sounds an awful lot like writing standards for service interfaces.

Not sure that's appropriate for Apache to do, but it'd be interesting...

Cheers,

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Mark Nottingham   http://www.mnot.net/




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