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Blog Archive for mikel during March 2004

First, I was amused to see James's Gosling's report that John Munsch was ticked off by James's JNN. Well, not that amused. I'll throw oil on the fire. About a month ago, I tried Munsch's HotSheet. OK, but not compelling; a few things didn't work right; things I subscribed to didn't stay subscribed; and so on. So I tried JNN the day I read about it, and it's GREAT. Lots of fun, does more or...
Yesterday, a friend pointed me at this article about the WS-DISCOVERY standard. Both of us viewed it with some dismay: it would be a depressing world, indeed, the promise of JINI were realized by a bunch of web services technologies that (as the article itself points out) are bloated, inefficient, and insecure. Jini was, and is, simple and elegant. And, in JINI 2.0, secure. JINI is simple...