[ic] New project site underway @ interchangecommerce.org

Jon Jensen jon at endpoint.com
Mon Oct 27 17:39:12 UTC 2014

On Sun, 26 Oct 2014, Gert van der Spoel wrote:

>> Another thing I've been thinking of is this: Back when the Interchange 
>> development group started, I and at least some others thought of 
>> Interchange as a full web application server platform, which happened 
>> to be good at ecommerce. We used it for non-commerce applications too.
> I was actually afraid to mention this point. ;) To me it also looks 
> (from the sidelines) that IC6 is really focusing on ecommerce. And yes 
> with IC in the days I was joining in the discussions we were looking at 
> it as a full application server, but 'commercially' I think it does make 
> it harder to 'sell' ... So with the launch of IC6 I suppose the website 
> should really reflect the ecommerce side of it. And it does make the 
> playing field more clear on who you're competing with.

I agree. It's not a sad thing, either. Focus will help here. And 
Interchange 6 becomes part of a much larger modern Perl community, so we 
share knowledge and skills with others there when not doing ecommerce, as 
opposed to the Interchange 5 and earlier days where we were an island of 
our own.


Jon Jensen
End Point Corporation

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