Month: November 2017

Lazy JSR spec writers

Can't believe the JSR 173 spec writers were so lazy!

When did you last feel like flagellating a JSR editor? Well, Chris Fry (BEA) and his team of JSR 173 expert group members definitely deserve this rich reward for a stupid mistake of copy-and-paste. You'd say we all do that

The King (J2EE) is dead, long live the King

I always considered middleware technologies to be ephemeral and favored explicit architectural thinking for long term stability. (My dissertation shows how different styles are essentially composable from small and simple primitives independent of middleware technologies.) Industrial technologies aka runaway trains, viz., CORBA, DCOM, and J2EE were each a rehash of DCE RPC. Neither