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From Jeff Genender <jgenen...@apache.org>
Subject Re: JSR 316: Java Platform, Enterprise Edition 6 Specification
Date Fri, 06 Jul 2007 23:17:43 GMT
We've been through this discussion...see my previous email on "please
ignore" ;-)

Roy T. Fielding wrote:
> On Jul 3, 2007, at 7:21 PM, Jeff Genender wrote:
>> I really believe that voting "no" for political or beliefs will only
>> cause us to be viewed in a light different than we are currently
>> perceived.  If we are not going to vote on the technical aspects of
>> the JSR,  l recommend we make a public statement to pull out of the
>> JCP or JSR.  If we vote "no" for political purposes, I certainly
>> believe we will do some damage with our reputation.  I am behind our
>> ideals 100%, but let's go about communicating it a way that shows some
>> class and not in an obstructive way.
> Why is it political to vote "no" when the spec lead has a history
> of violating a contractual requirement of all spec leads?  Would you
> also complain if we denied commit access to someone who regularly
> submitted copyright violations?  There is no effective difference.
> This vote is on whether the spec lead can create an EG and own this
> subset of Java.  There is absolutely nothing technical about the EC vote.
> It is a practical matter of license concerns about a technology and
> the unwillingness of a spec lead to adhere to the agreed terms.
> ....Roy

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