Yesterday I hinted at how far back my loyalty to the Eclipse Platform goes, as if I was really gun-ho on this relationship. I glossed over warts that bugged me, because I'm a loyal guy.

The truth is, I'm not so excited about this relationship. Not most of the time.

The problem with Eclipse as a Platform is exactly what you would expect from a super powerful, super flexible, open source platform. It is frightfully challenging to maintain a working relationship with, for a small enterprise like my own. Read more »

Every technology can enable questionable or even destructive uses. What follows is one that OSGI enables.

From that perspective, this screenshot is perfect OSGI anti-pattern. OSGI going to the dark side. (No, it has nothing to do with groovy or the plugin shown)

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