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From Chris Mattmann <>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS} HornetQ & ActiveMQ's next generation
Date Sat, 28 Mar 2015 02:12:52 GMT
If there is a “HornetQ community” separate of the “Apache
ActiveMQ community” then they are not the same community.


-----Original Message-----
From: Andy Taylor <>
Reply-To: <>
Date: Friday, March 27, 2015 at 9:35 AM
To: <>
Subject: Re: [DISCUSS} HornetQ & ActiveMQ's next generation

>I agree, and that is already happening. If you look at the HornetQ
>contributors there are nearly 60, we have always encouraged people to
>get involved and we pro actively help them. If you look at the
>ActiveMQ-6 contributors you will see some of the hornetq community is
>already helping out as well as PR's from else where.
>On 27/03/15 16:07, jgenender wrote:
>> Dain!  Good to see you! Long time no see ;-)
>> Dain is spot on.  I'm also an old Geronimo hound.  The more people
>> helps create heterogeneity.  I'm not against HornetQ being AMQ6... in
>>fact I
>> believe I supported it.
>> The problem here is exactly what Dain pointed out.  More people coding.
>> BUT... what I have seen is a lot of folks *are* contributing code
>>patches in
>> JIRAs and those JIRAs getting ignored and no love.  Recent email
>>threads and
>> discussion (and JIRA comments) evince this as a serious issue.  The
>> that seem to get accepted seem to be either from making a lot of noise
>> are due to affiliations.  It is certainly no secret that the PMC and
>>many of
>> the committers have a good shade of the color red or have affiliations
>> the organization.  The key to getting people more active is to build the
>> community and nourish people's desire to contribute.  That's not
>> here. :-(  The PMC should be making strides in making this a reality
>>and its
>> not happening.
>> If HornetQ is going to be the new AMQ6... I'm all for it.  But it (and
>> project) needs more heterogeneity.
>> Remember the code is easy.  The community is the hard part.  If you
>> the community, the code comes for free, and like a firehose.
>> Jeff
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