On Tue, 2004-03-16 at 16:12, Mark R. Diggory wrote:

> However, by following a similar line of reasoning you could take for an
> analogy that IE is the predominate browser on the market, so what ever
> it defines as a DOM model or CSS implementation would be the standard,
> but yet, we all know this isn't true.

I don't think that's a valid analogy as there is a standard for DOM/CSS
to which MS doesn't conform. In the case of Java repository tools there
is no standard. Prior to any spec being used the tool used most is
basically the spec.

> Well, I would suspect (or at least hope) that Apache would be a driving
> force behind such an endeavor.

I would imagine so.

> -Mark


Jason van Zyl

happiness is like a butterfly: the more you chase it, the more it will
elude you, but if you turn your attention to other things, it will come
and sit softly on your shoulder ...

 -- Thoreau 

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