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From Dan Creswell <...@dcrdev.demon.co.uk>
Subject Re: Split JavaSpaces and JINI
Date Sat, 20 Dec 2008 17:26:43 GMT
Michael McGrady wrote:
> On Dec 20, 2008, at 2:54 AM, Dan Creswell wrote:
>> Michael McGrady wrote:
>>> The idea of having JavaSpaces be dependent upon JINI rather than vice
>>> versa has no justification that I can see.  Why would you do that?
>> Jini doesn't need JavaSpaces - JavaSpaces is merely one service built
>> atop Jini.
>> I've built a bunch of Jini systems that don't use JavaSpaces, I can't
>> build Jini systems with JavaSpaces alone because it doesn't do lookup
>> and underpinning discovery which is the Jini fundamental.
> What you say is agreed upon.  It does not relate to what I said.  Again,
> I don't think you have a good grasp of what architectural dependencies
> are all about.  You think engineering.  There are two distinct

And I would once again assert your arrogance and claim your
communication of what you consider to be an architectural dependency is
poor and not necessarily my understanding.

> disciplines: systems architecting and systems engineering.  They are
> related but very different.  Congress mandates that in large scale
> systems, such as aerospace, they be so distinct that the systems
> architecting be a nonprofit corporation, e.g., Mitre/CAASD and Aerospace
> Corporation.

Okay, Congress mandates something but alas I don't think you've
explained how that point relates.

> Michael McGrady
> Senior Engineer
> Topia Technology, Inc.
> 1.253.720.3365
> mmcgrady@topiatechnology.com

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