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From "Sanjiva Weerawarana" <sanj...@opensource.lk>
Subject Re: C++ Web Services article
Date Thu, 23 Sep 2004 16:28:39 GMT
Hi Valentin,

That would be fantastic! Once we get RPMs going it'll be great to
get APT packages for Debian too .. I can give it a shot soon; I've
got Debian Sarge nearly working properly on a 2nd machine now!

Sanjiva.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Valentine Kouznetsov" <vkuznet@yahoo.com>
To: "Apache AXIS C Developers List" <axis-c-dev@ws.apache.org>
Sent: Thursday, September 23, 2004 8:07 PM
Subject: Re: C++ Web Services article


> If project is interesting of making Linux RPMs.
> I had quite a bit of experience with them and can
> try to make one(s) for axis.
>
> If so, I need to know some preferences:
> - which XML parser to use (I used expat on Linux)
> - which release to use (so far I used 1.2 with success
> for my business project)
> - which Linux distribution to use (so far I used
> Fedora and RedHat 9), I can make spec files which can
> be tested and used for other Linux distributions
>
> One comment though, I can start only in mid-October,
> since I'm going to conference and need to prepare a
> lot of stuff.
>
> Valentin.
>
> --- John Hawkins <HAWKINSJ@uk.ibm.com> wrote:
>
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > Hmm, well I see what they're saying ->
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >  Apache Axis is rudimentary and lacks good
> > documentation. CRN Test Center
> >  engineers used the installation procedures posted
> > on Apache's Web site but
> >  found the instructions to be mostly incorrect. With
> > no way to get the
> >  product up and running easily, customers and
> > solution providers are forced
> >  to compile the product from scratch, which is a
> > time-consuming process and
> >  would require changes to hard-coded references in
> > header and configuration
> >  files. This product is not recommended for VARs
> > that have not worked with
> >  open-source products.
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > We do need to improve the distribution of the code
> > such that people can
> > pick up a pre-compiiled build. We are looking into
> > this !  There are also
> > documentation issues outlined here - I can't argue
> > with them - we do need
> > to keep the docs up to date !
> >
> > I think the most striking thing about this is that
> > Axis C comes out as a
> > developers product. We need to think more about the
> > fact that most people
> > do not want to build code they want to just run with
> > code. Providing clear
> > concise instructions from a users point of view.
> > Developing code with good
> > trace mechanisms, providing code that handles
> > exceptions easily and allows
> > a user to understand how to handle problems - These
> > are things that we need
> > to bear in mind at all times as we go forward. The
> > addition of entry and
> > exit trace in the last few days will help us debug
> > user problems (and thus
> > retain users). The addition of a good steady build
> > and regression suite in
> > the near future will also help maintenance of the
> > code and users get up and
> > running with it.
> >
> > I think, overall, we should consider that we are
> > going in the right
> > direction ! :-)
> >
> >
> >
> > John Hawkins
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >              Samisa Abeysinghe
> >
> >              <samisa_abeysingh
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> >              e@yahoo.com>
> >                    To
> >
> > axis-c-dev@ws.apache.org
> >              23/09/2004 07:39
> >                    cc
> >
> >
> >
> >               Subject
> >              Please respond to         C++ Web
> > Services article
> >               "Apache AXIS C
> >
> >              Developers List"
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http://www.webservicespipeline.com/howto/showArticle.jhtml?articleId=29116818
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