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Re: CVS update: eyebrowse/src/java/com/quiotix/eyebrowseBrowseListServlet.java EyebrowseDb.java ReadMsgServlet.javaSearchListServlet.java SummarizeListServlet.java ViewListsServlet.java

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Author dlr
Full name Daniel Rall
Date 2000-09-18 15:15:03 PDT
Message Brian Goetz wrote:
>
> I think that someone forgot that Eyebrowse is supposed to be useful outside
> of Joist. Yes, collab.net paid for it, and yes, it was intended to be easy
> to integrate with frameworks such as Joist, but it was my understanding
> that this was meant to be a project which could be of general use to
> everyone. By adding all the joist stuff to the main line, you've
> effectively prevented almost everyone else from using it.
>
> One of the supposed benefits to sXc developers is that they may receive
> exposure if the results turn into a successful OS project. I would like to
> see Eyebrowse used on lots of web sites, as everyone has a need for
> browsing mailing lists and Eyebrowse has a few major benefits that others
> lack. But by tying Eyebrowse so tightly to joist, you've effectively
> negated that possibility.
>
> If you want to create a Joist-aware version of Eyebrowse, that's great, but
> do it in a branch, or a separate project, or using text substitution with a
> preprocessor (ANT can do something like this.) I think the main line of
> Eyebrowse should be usable by as wide an audience as possible.

I totally agree and have argued this extensively on an internal thread.
I haven't been following recent development that closely--what has
changed that has made Eyebrowse no longer work stand alone?
--

Daniel Rall <dlr at finemaltcoding dot com>

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Re: CVS update: eyebrowse/src/java/com/quiotix/eyebrowseBrowseListServlet.java EyebrowseDb.java ReadMsgServlet.javaSearchListServlet.java SummarizeListServlet.java ViewListsServlet.java dlr Daniel Rall 2000-09-18 15:15:03 PDT
     Re: CVS update: eyebrowse/src/java/com/quiotix/eyebrowseBrowseListServlet.java EyebrowseDb.java ReadMsgServlet.javaSearchListServlet.java SummarizeListServlet.java ViewListsServlet.java goetz Brian Goetz 2000-09-18 15:23:55 PDT
         Re: CVS update: eyebrowse/src/java/com/quiotix/eyebrowseBrowseListServlet.java EyebrowseDb.java ReadMsgServlet.javaSearchListServlet.java SummarizeListServlet.java ViewListsServlet.java David Pellegrini <davidp at collab dot net> David Pellegrini <davidp at collab dot net> 2000-09-18 16:40:56 PDT
             Re: CVS update: eyebrowse/src/java/com/quiotix/eyebrowseBrowseListServlet.java EyebrowseDb.java ReadMsgServlet.javaSearchListServlet.java SummarizeListServlet.java ViewListsServlet.java goetz Brian Goetz 2000-09-18 16:37:15 PDT
                 Re: CVS update: eyebrowse/src/java/com/quiotix/eyebrowseBrowseListServlet.java EyebrowseDb.java ReadMsgServlet.javaSearchListServlet.java SummarizeListServlet.java ViewListsServlet.java dlr Daniel Rall 2000-09-18 18:32:51 PDT
             Re: CVS update: eyebrowse/src/java/com/quiotix/eyebrowseBrowseListServlet.java EyebrowseDb.java ReadMsgServlet.javaSearchListServlet.java SummarizeListServlet.java ViewListsServlet.java brian Brian Behlendorf 2000-09-18 16:54:01 PDT
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