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From Geir Magnusson Jr <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: JSR 311
Date Thu, 15 Feb 2007 18:33:57 GMT
We can have multiple primary reps depending on the mood of the spec lead.

After that, all information can be sent through an apache alias that all 
interested parties can monitor and discuss, w/ the primary reps carrying 
consensus back to the EG

geir


Davanum Srinivas wrote:
> Steve,
> 
> I've been on various EG's at W3C/OASIS, but only one JSR (JAX-WSA,
> which too got folded into JAX-WS). My usual problem with JSR's is that
> i don't get to know *ANYTHING* till their work is at a point where any
> additional input is just water off an elephant's back. So i asked to
> join.
> 
> However if Roy or You would like to be the Apache rep. Am all for it.
> As long as we get access to some of the material during the work in
> progress as you mentioned.
> 
> Thanks,
> dims
> 
> On 2/15/07, Steve Loughran <stevel@apache.org> wrote:
>> Davanum Srinivas wrote:
>> > Geir,
>> >
>> > Could you please sign me up for the spanking brand new JSR 311 (Java
>> > (TM) API for RESTful Web Services)
>> >
>> > thanks,
>> > dims
>> >
>> >
>> >
>>
>> Dims,
>>
>> I think you ought to catch up with the rest-discuss chat on this whole
>> area before jumping head first into the spec; we are trying to find out
>> from mark "WS-Addressing" hadley whether this will be something for
>> good, or another crime against the HTTP protocol.
>>
>> As it stands, mark baker, bill dehOra and Stefan Tilkov are all signing
>> on; as is probably Dan Diephouse. It certainly makes sense from the Axis
>> team to get on board, but from the RESTy people's perspective, anything
>> that tries to seamlessly merge REST with Web Services, to bring the
>> unification that IBM talk of in ther Web of Services for the Enterprises
>> talk is just going to poison the whole notion of REST in Java, the way
>> JAX-WS did for WS.
>>
>> I would think the overall goal for Apache is to ensure that Java remains
>> a first class citizen in the Web, so Roy should be the lead member, with
>> the rest of us (I may get in too:) joining on. I may come in as a work
>> affiliated person; I will have to discuss it with other people,
>> including the RDF folk and our local TAG representative.
>>
>> -steve
>>
> 
> 

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