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From ant elder <ant.el...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Exploring Abdera2
Date Sun, 22 Jan 2012 09:46:28 GMT
On Fri, Jan 20, 2012 at 9:11 PM, Thomas Koch <thomas@koch.ro> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I'm just exploring abdera, starting directly with abdera2 for a groupware ReST
> API[1]. I really like that you use good building blocks (Joda Time, Guava).
> Somebody asked that Abdera2 should be released better sooner then later.
>
> However there still seems to be some edges that could be smoothed now while
> the API breaks anyway. Why not release a kind of preview, with a warning that
> the API is not yet final?
>
> How is your process for abdera2? Do I need to fill jira issues and attach
> patches or would you pull contributions from a Git repo? (Did you notice that
> the last abdera2 commit in the Git mirror is from September 20th? Would you
> mind asking Jukkaz via build@a.o?)
>
> Would you accept patches for:
> - Javadocs
> - Some more Guava goodies: Immutable collections, Objects.equal
> - Immutability, use Builders instead of Setters
> - Remove some @SurpressWarnings and fix the Warnings
> - There are some "Map<String, Object> parameters" which seems to only ever
> contain Strings. It feels odd not to have type safety there. But I don't yet
> fully understand those.
>
> [1] https://github.com/thkoch2001/bachelor-thesis
>
> Being called to bed now... :-)
>
> Best regards,
>
> Thomas Koch, http://www.koch.ro

Hi Thomas,

Yes we would gratefully accept patches. I'm also very keen to grow our
small number of committers by adding people who show interest in
helping.

I agree with you too about doing a preview type release, working on
that right now.

   ...ant

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