[Cosmo-dev] Cosmo and Scooby URLs

Ted Leung twl at osafoundation.org
Mon Jun 19 16:07:17 PDT 2006

On Jun 16, 2006, at 2:31 PM, John Townsend wrote:

> On Jun 16, 2006, at 1:34 PM, Brian Moseley wrote:
>> On 6/16/06, Ted Leung <twl at osafoundation.org> wrote:
>>> The majority of the discussion around this topic seems to assume  
>>> that
>>> interoperabiilty, especially based around standard protocols and
>>> formats, is the foremost requirement for Cosmo,
>> i'd rather state it as: while efficiencies with ecosystem usage are
>> desirable, those efficiencies shouldn't cause us to make design
>> choices which pollute our otherwise clean interoperability story,
>> especially when there are completely reasonable alternatives.
> I'd say is as: We are building a strong ecosystem between our  
> projects that adds value for the user, while still maintaining a  
> strong focus on interoperability with external clients.
> In some ways, I would argue that our goals are to ensure that the  
> ecosystem says open and doesn't close to the outside world. I don't  
> think anyone would say that we're trying to close the ecosystem. In  
> fact, I think its the opposite.
> But, its good to have guardians in the watch towers like BCM that  
> make sure that we stay true to that vision :-)



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