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From Paul Hammant <paul_hamm...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: Avalon Enterprise
Date Tue, 03 Jun 2003 16:19:09 GMT
+1 for Incubator. CORBA app serving is compelling (to many). It is in Jakarta's space. That
leverages Avalon is great.

- Paul

 --- Berin Loritsch <bloritsch@apache.org> wrote: > We have not received any further
updates or
information about the Avalon
> Enterprise package, and we have come to the June "deadline" for the
> resolution of the OpenORB licensing issues.  Truthfully, it does not
> look like we are any closer to resolution on those issues.
> We have only one developer that has shown real interest in the
> Enterprise stuff, and there have been no commits to it in a while.
> That leads me to believe that it one of the following is true:
> 1) It is dead code of no real use to anyone.
> 2) The Avalon team doesn't have any real idea of what it is, how
>     to use it, or what problems it solves.
> 3) It is of real use to people outside of Avalon, but not necessarily
>     inside.
> Truthfully, I think the answer is somewhere between 2 and 3.  To that
> end, we have a few options ahead of us:
> 1) Move it to sandbox.
> 2) Move it to OpenORB's CVS repository.
> 3) Try to build a community around it in Incubator.
> My guess is that the software really is useful, but without anyone
> besides Stephen even knowing what is in there it really makes things
> difficult to help out.  I would like to have a resting place for it
> that really makes sense.
>  From what I understand, it is not an Application in the Phoenix SAR
> sense, but rather a set of components.  As a result there is no real
> reason for it to exist in Avalon Apps.
> Please consider the three alternatives above and start thinking about
> what is best for the long term location for Avalon Enterprise.  We need
> to look at that.

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