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From Dan Diephouse <...@envoisolutions.com>
Subject Re: About joining JSR 279 and 280
Date Mon, 21 Nov 2005 14:57:06 GMT
Steve Loughran wrote:

> On the subject of standards, its my opinion that standards groups need 
> to adopt a lot more OSS thinking. That means
> -specs come with tests. Or the tests are the spec, to put it differently
> -team SCM repos of test+source are public
> -gump does a  nightly build of everything
> see: see: 
> http://cvs.sourceforge.net/viewcvs.py/*checkout*/deployment/deployment/doc/steve/test_driven_standards.doc

> I'm partway there with the spec I work on, but there is so much 
> ignorance (we dont need tests) and unwillingness to put stuff into a 
> shared SCM that we dont get the full benefits
I can't +1 this enough. Is there any kind of legal reason why current 
JSRs are so closed about their TCKs and sources?

Dan Diephouse
(616) 971-2053
Envoi Solutions LLC

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