[linux-elitists] DJB ruckus du jour

Josh Neal josh@unixmercenary.net
Wed Nov 13 18:39:04 PST 2002


On Wed, Nov 13, 2002 at 06:38:47PM -0800, Rick Moen wrote:
> Quoting Wayne Earl (wayne@qconcepts.net):
> > 
> > "When a  project is specified as being 3-tier, this is usually analogous
> > to the project being vastly over-engineered, incredibly
> > under-resourced, and constrained in its timeline.
> > 
> > See also: J2EE, EJB."
> 
> Gosh, I wonder why this reminds me of a certain large-scale hosting
> outfit using open-source software that's in the middle of throwing out
> its entire codebase and painfully building a J2EE/EJB-based replacement 
> pretty much solely to have a "business layer" in a "3-tier architecture'.

Because all of the cool kids are doing it?

(Or, more accurately, because RentAnIndian.com is running a special on cheap offshore Java monkeys.)

-josh

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Josh Neal
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