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From Rob Godfrey <rob.j.godf...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: What is Qpid? (was Re: Java broker queue questions....)
Date Mon, 25 Mar 2013 19:25:39 GMT
On 25 March 2013 20:11, Gordon Sim <gsim@redhat.com> wrote:
> On 03/12/2013 07:37 PM, Rafael Schloming wrote:
>>
>> On Tue, Mar 12, 2013 at 2:02 PM, Rob Godfrey
>> <rob.j.godfrey@gmail.com>wrote:
>>>
>>> Frankly I think the retrospective re-naming causes as many issues as
>>> it solves.  I actually think the key for us is just to document what
>>> we have and where we are going and to make sure we publicise the
>>> latter.
>
> [...]
>>
>>   I think "documenting what we have and where we are going" is too large,
>> amorphous, and difficult as a task to "just do." There have been several
>> attempts at this already and they don't seem to result in strong
>> consensus.
>
>
> I think the web site reworking that Justin started some time back was a good
> start at the first part of that:
> http://people.apache.org/~jross/transom/2013-02-11/
>
> I think it needs some more work and a lot more feedback, but I certainly
> felt it was promising as a way of clarifying what Qpid is and what the
> current components are, particularly
> http://people.apache.org/~jross/transom/2013-02-11/components/index.html
>
> I'd suggest we try to collectively help Justin drive that forward a bit more
> by taking some time to provide feedback.

+1 I think aiming to rework the website for the 0.22 release would
make a lot of sense.

I'll take a proper look at this in the morning and provide any
detailed feedback after that

-- Rob

>
> Here's some more from me:
>
> I feel that APIs are not quite the same thing as components, though I think
> it is very important to list the different APIs and explain them. A
> component may implement one or more API. (And an API will be implemented by
> one or more components).
>
> I do like the 'Messaging built on AMQP' phrase. That seems quite a succinct
> way of communicating the fundamental focus of the project.
>
> I feel there is a neater way of saying 'Qpid makes messaging tools that
> speak AMQP' however. Perhaps I would move the paragraph on AMQP up before
> the one on Qpid and then say e.g. Qpid provides AMQP enabled components for
> that ecosystem. Or something... I'm not completely happy with that either.
>
> I'll try and provide some more feedback on other aspects and encourage
> others to do likewise.
>
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