[rescue] Sun announces DST patch availablity...

Patrick Giagnocavo patrick at zill.net
Mon Jan 29 22:27:25 CST 2007

On Jan 29, 2007, at 10:49 PM, Lionel Peterson wrote:
> Well, they probably wrote a very general Java-based tool, so they can 
> handle any number of daylight savings time adjustments, then they had 
> to package it up, craft a custom installer, devise a central server to 
> manage the time zone changes across an arbitrarly large server farm, 
> ensure that works on all platforms supported by all three OS 
> environments (2.5.1, 2.6 and 7). Oh, and of course mark up the price 
> so that they still make a profit while their most valuable customers 
> can have a significant discount (50% off! ;^)
You forgot the part where

-they used NetBeans
-it can be used inside of Sun's clustering software
-they had to name it Java Enterprise DST System Server
-it comes as a 75MB .war file ready for deployment into Java System Web 
Server 7.0
-is JSR-4321 compliant



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