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From Henri Yandell <bay...@generationjava.com>
Subject Re: The Apache Jakarta Law (Scientific?)
Date Tue, 12 Nov 2002 16:41:49 GMT

First time I've ever seen it discussed. Was an interesting discussion for
a while until I hit the point of:  "Okay, go write this up on a webpage so
it makes sense. "

On Tue, 12 Nov 2002, Andrew C. Oliver wrote:

> The Apache Jakarta Law:
>
> Any discussion regarding Apache Jakarta will eventually degrade into a
> discussion about the
> Tomcat 3.3/4.0 issue, often including a full re-analysis of the events,
> revision of the history, and sometimes degrading into a full
> re-enactment of the emotionally charged flamewar that engulfed the
> Tomcat project at the time.  Often even those who don't often
> participate in such "interesting uses of time" will even "match the
> judgement logic" necessary to participate in such a conversation.
>
> I hope one day my Law  is proven false.  Perhaps if those involved were
> to take this on to a wiki and document all about it, the different view
> points and lessons learned, opposing lessons learned etc, we could one
> day make this law obsolete at least.
>
> -Andy
>
> Joe Schaefer wrote:
>
> >Stefano Mazzocchi <stefano@apache.org> writes:
> >
> >[...]
> >
> >
> >
> >>I believe it was a mistake to allow two different
> >>codebases to share the same name.
> >>
> >>
> >
> >I'm not convinced that "having two codebases" is
> >necessarily a mistake.  So far the discussion here
> >seems to have centered around the concerns of the
> >existing tomcat developers.  I'd like to know what
> >the tomcat users (ie. the future tomcat developers)
> >think of the 3.x/4.x division.
> >
> >
> >
>
>
>
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