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From "Colin Chalmers" <colin.chalm...@maxware.nl>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] Avalon Component repository in Apache Commons
Date Thu, 24 Oct 2002 12:05:07 GMT
I'm not a comitter but in general I see that this could be a positive step
for both communities. May also help to move Turbine onto it's next phase.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Nicola Ken Barozzi" <nicolaken@apache.org>
To: "Avalon Developers List" <avalon-dev@jakarta.apache.org>; "Turbine
Developers List" <turbine-dev@jakarta.apache.org>
Sent: Thursday, October 24, 2002 11:41 AM
Subject: [PROPOSAL] Avalon Component repository in Apache Commons

> Dear Avalon and Turbine Community,
>    following prior discussions I had with you, I'm writing here to make
> a proposal about a common codespace.
> Turbine services will most probably become Avalon Components/Services
> (C/S), and Avalon already has a lot of them too: currently they are in
> Cornerstone and Excalibur.
> Using a common framework will bring us closer, and will make it possible
> for us to _finally_ share code in terms of C/S.
> As history has showed me, external projects that use Avalon Components
> are happy to be able to offload their maintainance, but this is only
> when all works well... I'm sure that many users of these components
> would be happy to be involved more directly in the management of their
> I think that if Turbine devs could interact more directly with the code
> of existing Avalon C/S they would use _them_ instead of making another
> version. Likewise for Avalon devs.
> Thus I propose that we create our dev-space about Avalon-based C/S
> inside the new Apache Commons Project, and be able to share commit
> privileges between our committers on a per-component basis.
> This is to enable collaboration without the fear that yet-unknown
> committers will step all over our code.
> This has been already proposed on the Apache Commons list and seems ok.
> If you want to partecipate in a common discussion about this:
>      general-subscribe@commons.apache.org
> Thank you.
> --
> Nicola Ken Barozzi                   nicolaken@apache.org
>              - verba volant, scripta manent -
>     (discussions get forgotten, just code remains)
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