After quite some screaming and kicking (see
previous blog) my fix for bug ##6212146
made it into Mustang build #78. For a change I do not want to bitch
about anything but congratulate Sun for all the progress they made in
the Peabody endeavor.
Greg Hamilton blogged about
Madness and Sanity talking about where and where not to use
AOP and I nearly threw up, figuratively speaking, of course. Primary
AOP is a concept that wants to relive the developer from some of the
constraints of traditional OOP.
Yesterday Ray Gan blogged about the
Community listing some of the facts about the Peabody
project. If you never heard about that project then you are not alone
and I only now about it because Joshua Marinacci gave a presentation
about it at the LA-JUG last year.
Tuesday, 6th of December 2005 I had the chance to attend
Carlos Sanchez's presentation about Maven 2 at the LA JUG in El
Segundo. I already played around with Maven 2 and therefore had a list
of questions I tried to get answered.
This week I created a test suite for a project I am currently
working on and a coworker wanted to run the same tests but no matter
what we did defining the junit task in the Ant build script failed. The
script just reported:
After complaining about shortcomings in the Java JDK for some
time I took the opportunity to actually try to fix one of the problems
is encountered and send a patch to Sun.
I had the chance to test the Rules Engine Drools and even
tough I like it I concluded that Drools did not perform as we had
expected. The main reason to drop Drools where that the number of
elements participating in the rules where not confined to a small
I respectfully disagree with
target="_blank">Jacob's view to the JBoss
licensing issue. When I and even more true for Rickard started to
contribute JBoss had a GPL license. Then Marc asked us if we agree to
change it to LGPL but did not mention that he was going to register
JBoss as a trademark.
What a disappointment! After feeling betrayed by the
target="_blank">JBoss Inc. with the trademark lawsuits
now also Linus Torwald seems to do the href="http://news.zdnet.co.uk/software/linuxunix/0,39020390,39214339,00.htm">same
thing with Linux.
Rickard Oeberg's (co-founder of JBoss) blog points to the JBoss Issue Blog where he and Matthias Bohnen discusses issues related to JBoss. So far Marc Fleury and the rest of the JBoss Inc.