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From Ben Hyde <>
Subject Re: [Tapestry-contrib] Re: Tapestry?
Date Sat, 04 Jan 2003 02:44:30 GMT
On Friday, January 3, 2003, at 08:18 PM, Sam Ruby wrote:
> Howard M. Lewis Ship wrote:
>> Do we start clean, or do we transfer our CVS repository from  
>> SourceForge to
>> Jakarta?
> Are you planning on changing your class names to org.apache.*?
> - Sam Ruby

I found it notable that the W3 has one of it's only three "fundamental  
design principles" (all of which it claims to have inherited from the  

"3. Decentralization: Decentralization is without a doubt the newest  
principle and most difficult to apply. To allow the Web to "scale" to  
worldwide proportions while resisting errors and breakdowns, the  
architecture(like the Internet) must limit or eliminate dependencies on  
central registries."

I wonder if collectively might prefer to adopt - on  
principle - that class names be less decentralized.  But that, like  
Sam's query, is a question for another day... I think?

  - ben

ps.  I'm becoming terrible addicted to

"Architecture might be more sportive and varied if every man built his  
own house, but it would not be the art and science that we have made  
it; and while every woman prepares food for her own family, cooking can  
never rise beyond the level of the amateur’s work."
   - Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1860–1935), U.S. author and feminist.
Perkins favored the centralization and professionalization of much  
housework, both to improve its quality and (more importantly) to free  
women for other pursuits.
-- via 

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