Bug Tracking System [Was: Re: final thoughts - bug tracking system]

Hiten Pandya hmp at backplane.com
Mon Sep 19 15:06:55 PDT 2005

Bill Huey (hui) wrote:
On Mon, Sep 19, 2005 at 10:57:09AM -0700, Matthew Dillon wrote:

   I'll have the web interface basically finished by wednesday, after
   which I'll put it up and people can start playing around with
   it and giving me feedback while I start working on the email interface.  

Setting up a web driven applet, which is what you're doing, is a Java "hello
world" that takes no more than an 1/2 hour to get going. The DB backend for
Java is completely portable to any DB that you might choose as a default,
as well as presenting a common interface for accessing those DBs. The APIs
are mature and the JVM is rock solid reliable provided that you don't choose
a crappy platform to run it.
I can totally understand this, given that I have done development in JAVA 
before, for commercial purposes.  It would be nice if more people can 
support the JDK patchkit producers in fixing JAVA support.

Bill, since you were helping FreeBSD at one time with JAVA, it would be 
nice if *you* lent a hand to the JDK patchkit producers and us in 
strengthening JAVA on DragonFly. ;-)

				Hiten Pandya
				hmp at xxxxxxxxxxxxx

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